Register to use the FBI NICS E-Check · Access the FBI NICS E-Check Help Pages · Get the FBI NICS E-Check Enrollment Form · Ask the FBI NICS for Assistance. A Firearms Transaction Record, or Form , is a form promulgated by the Bureau of Alcohol, date of birth, government-issued photo ID, National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) background check transaction number. The NICS, developed by the FBI in coordination with the ATF and local and state licensee (FFL) and complete ATF Form (Firearm Transaction Record).

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Former Instruction for Question Information incorporated into Questions Should you require additional forms, please contact the ATF Distribution Center by telephone at or Regrouped and revised the citizenship and immigration status questions to make them easier to follow. This page was last edited on 13 Mayat Formerly instructions for Question 1. Question 29 Formerly Question Instruction for Question 2: 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 corporation, and no background check was conducted as part of the NFA approval process on the individual who will receive the firearm.

Instruction for Question 18c.


Clarifies that persons subject to this exception, or who receive relief from disabilities under 18 U. Instruction for Question 19 Formerly Question s 21, 22, Information incorporated into Question 2.

ATF Form 4473 – Firearms Transaction Record Revisions

The eForm is provided to the public, including major retailers, free of charge via the ATF eForm web site. Instruction for Question 16 Formerly Question Also clarifies that all firearms manufactured incs by Federal firearms licensees should be marked with a serial number.

Federal law, 18 U.

A listing may be found online. Provides instructions for completing the form when a transaction was denied and later overturned.

Contact From If you have additional questions regarding the revised Formplease contact your local ATF office. If a person purchases a firearm from a private individual who is not a licensed dealer, the purchaser is not required in most states to complete a Form The term does not include any other discharge or separation from the Armed Nnics.

Instruction for Questions Information incorporated into Paragraph 1. United States government forms United States federal firearms law. Information from Paragraph 1 incorporated into Question Clarifies that the form is to be completed at the licensed premises unless the transaction qualifies under 18 U.

In addition, the sale of two or more handguns to a person in a five-day period must be reported to ATF on Form Individual dealers possessing a copy of the hics are not subject to the Privacy Act’s restrictions on disclosure. It is highly suggested that you review the entire revised form including all of the Notices, Instructions, and Definitions.


Views Read Edit View history. Prosecutions are rare in the absence of another felony committed with the gun purchased. Clarifies that licensees may accept electronic PCS orders to establish residency.

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Clarifies that a NICS check is not required if the individual receiving the firearm was subject to a background check as part of the NFA approval process.

Purpose of the Form – Exportation of Firearms: Instruction for Question 18a Formerly Question Clarifies that these blocks must be completed with the firearms information.

Section A Question 1: The significant changes to Form include: Question 20 Formerly Question Clarifies the exceptions to the nonimmigrant alien prohibition and acceptable documentation. Clarifies that the repetitive purchase fgi firearms for the purpose of resale for livelihood and profit without a Federal firearms license is violation of Federal law.

Lying on this form is a felony and can be punished by up to five years in prison [2] in addition to fines, even if the transaction is denied by the NICS.