The ATF revised the Form most recently in October and the new was required to be used starting on January 16, Q: What should a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) do when it finds it has lost a completed Form and a thorough search of the premises fails to locate it?. A deep dive into the top three most common ATF Form mistakes and how to avoid them. Eliminate FFL ATF errors – Get free online.
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If you still cannot locate it, contact your local ATF field office immediately.
If you find that you are missing a single Formyou should conduct a thorough and diligent search of your premises and make a call to the customer to verify that fdl did not mistakenly take it with him.
ATF Form 4473 – Firearms Transaction Record Revisions
Incorporated State of Residence information from former Question Dealers are required to maintain completed forms for 20 years in the case of completed sales, and for 5 years where the sale was disapproved as a result of the NICS check.
Clarifies that both questions must fvl answered.
Lying on this form is a felony and can be punished by up to five years in prison  in addition to fines, even if the transaction is denied by the NICS. If a person purchases a firearm from a private individual who is not a licensed fcl, the purchaser is not required in most states to complete a Form This form is effective January 16,you may no longer use ffo previous edition April of the Form as it will be obsolete.
Please note that all six pages of the Form must be printed and retained as a part of your permanent records. Formerly instructions for Question 1.
Some states such as California and Colorado require individual sellers to sell through dealers. Instruction for Question 2: If you have lost a Formwe recommend the following actions: If you have additional questions regarding the revised Formplease contact your local ATF office.
See “External links” section below. Contact Information If you have additional questions regarding the revised Fflplease contact your local ATF office. A person having such a license may conduct business at gun shows located in the state in which the licensed premises is located and sell ffp deliver curio or relic firearms to other licensees at any location.
Federal law, 18 U. United States government forms United States federal firearms law. Juveniles generally may only receive and possess handguns with the written permission of a parent or guardian for limited purposes e. A check box to indicate that the transaction is to facilitate a private party transfer.
Question 24 — 28 Formerly Question 26 – A listing may be found online. Information incorporated 44773 Paragraph 1.
Purpose of the Form – Paragraph 2 Added to Form: Question 33 Formerly Questions 31 – In cases where all of your files of Forms are missing or stolen, you should promptly notify your local ATF field office of the loss or theft and get guidance on record reconstruction.
However, if you otherwise devote time, attention and labor to dealing in firearms as a regular course of trade or business with the principal objective of livelihood and profit through the repetitive purchase and resale of firearms, you would be engaging in the business as a dealer in firearms. Additionally clarifies that individuals who have undergone a background check during the NFA application process are listed on the approved NFA transfer form.
Combined the two questions. Clarifies that these blocks must be completed with the firearms information. These requirements do not apply to you as an individual non-FFL. Information incorporated into Question 2. Also clarifies that the State of residence for members of the Armed Forces on active duty is the State in which his or her permanent duty station is located.
The ATF eForm is designed to help eliminate errors in completing Form for both the firearm purchaser and the licensed seller. The eForm is provided to the 443, including major retailers, free of charge via the ATF eForm web site.
Lost: Form – SHOT Business
No gun for you if you fire up in a pot-legal state”. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Information from Paragraph 1 incorporated into Question Section A Question 1: Individual dealers possessing a copy of the form are not subject to the Privacy Act’s restrictions on disclosure.
Added a new paragraph between the 1 st and 2 nd paragraphs. Language revised and additional information added.