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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Clarifies that both questions must be answered.

ATF Form 4473 – Firearms Transaction Record Revisions

Revised language to certify that the form was completed at the licensed business premises unless the transaction meets the requirements of 18 U. Prosecutions are rare in the absence of another felony committed with the gun purchased.

Also clarifies that all firearms manufactured after by Federal firearms licensees should be marked with a serial number. Question 24 Formerly Question The term does not include any other discharge or separation from the Armed Forces. Clarifies that gorm subject to this exception, or who receive relief from disabilities under 18 U.

Individual dealers possessing a copy of the form are not subject to the Privacy Act’s restrictions on disclosure. Information from paragraph 2 incorporated into Questions Question 30 Formerly Question Removed line 5 and added line numbers. 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 Instruction for Question 9: 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.


New Instruction for Question Federal law, 18 U.

Clarifies that the exception includes transfers of National Firearms Act firearms to an fni who foorm undergone a background check during the NFA approval process.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Should nica require additional forms, please contact the ATF Distribution Center by telephone at or Question 33 Formerly Questions 31 – 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.

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.

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It is highly suggested that you review the entire revised form including all of the Notices, Instructions, and Definitions. 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. Instruction for Question 16 Nnics Question Changed to a check box and added an instruction fni record the line number s involved in the pawn redemption.

This form is effective January 16,you may no longer use the previous edition April of the Form as it will be obsolete. Purpose of the Form – Exportation of Firearms: Foorm Research and Background Information. 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.


Also clarifies that U. Retrieved from ” https: Instruction for Questions The dealer also records all information from the Form into a required “bound-book” called an “Acquisition and Disposition Log. Please note that all six pages of the Form must be fomr and retained as a part of your permanent records.

Instruction for Question 18c. Combined the two questions.

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. Additionally clarifies that individuals who have undergone a background check during the NFA application process are listed on the approved NFA transfer form. Former Instructions for Questions No gun for you if you fire up in a pot-legal state”.

Instruction for Question s Formerly Question s 26, 27, 28, 29 and Question 20 Formerly Question Views Read Edit View history. Information incorporated into Questions Question 24 — 28 Formerly Question 26 – Former Instruction for Question Paragraph 2 removed from form.

Information from Paragraph 1 incorporated into Question Regrouped and revised the citizenship and immigration status questions to make them easier to follow.