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Some states such as California and Colorado require individual sellers to sell through dealers. Provides instructions for completing the form when the transaction is to facilitate a private party transfer. Former Instruction for Question Question 24 Ffk Question Former Instructions for Questions The Form contains name, address, date of birth, government-issued photo ID, National Instant Criminal Background Check System NICS background check transaction number, and a short affidavit stating that the purchaser is 473 to purchase firearms under federal law.

Also clarifies that U. No gun for you if you fire up in a pot-legal state”.

Instruction for Section A: These requirements are set forth in section c27 CFR What do you do? Also clarifies that all firearms manufactured after by Federal firearms licensees should be marked with a serial number.

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Question 33 Formerly Questions 31 – Clarifies that licensees may accept electronic PCS orders to establish residency. Clarifies the exceptions to the nonimmigrant alien prohibition and acceptable documentation. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January What should a Federal Firearms Licensee FFL do when it finds it has lost fdl completed Form and a thorough search of the premises fails to locate it?


Provides instructions for completing the form when a transaction was denied and later overturned. Clarifies that these blocks must be completed with the firearms information. New Instruction for Question In the scenario you described, the corporation holds the Federal Firearms License.

Regrouped and revised the citizenship and immigration status questions to make them easier to follow.

Instruction for Question 18a Formerly 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. Individual dealers possessing a copy of the form are 4437 subject to the Privacy Act’s restrictions on disclosure. Instruction for Questions Clarifies that the repetitive purchase of firearms for the purpose of resale for livelihood and profit without a Federal firearms license is violation of Federal law.

Clarifies that frames and receivers cannot be transferred to anyone who is not a resident of the State where the transfer is to take place. Section A Question 1: Should you require additional forms, ftl contact the ATF Distribution Center 447 telephone at or These forms are given the same status as a tax return under the Privacy Act of and cannot be disclosed by the government to private parties or other government officials except in accordance with the Privacy Act.


Does the federal firearms law require licensees to comply with state laws and local published fffl when selling firearms? Also clarifies that a NICS check must be conducted if an NFA firearm has been approved for transfer to a trust, or to a legal entity such as a vfl, and no background check was conducted as part of the NFA approval process on the individual who will receive the firearm.

Question 20 Formerly Question Incorporated State of Residence information from former Question The term does not include any other discharge or separation from the Armed Forces. File the form in your normal files.

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Question 29 Formerly Question Related Research and Background Information. Juveniles generally may only receive and possess handguns with the written permission of a parent or guardian for limited purposes e.

As a non-FFL, you may make occasional sales or sell all or part of your personal collection 4437 firearms.