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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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 eligible to purchase firearms under federal law. If a person purchases a firearm from a private individual who fofm not a licensed dealer, the purchaser is not required in most states to complete a Form Changed to a check box and added an instruction to record the line number s involved in the pawn redemption.

Former Instruction for Question Retrieved from ” https: A check box to indicate that the transaction is to facilitate a private party transfer. This page was last edited on 13 Mayat Also clarifies that a NICS check must dorm conducted if nicx 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 9: 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. See “External links” section below. If you have additional questions regarding the nixs Formplease contact your local ATF office.

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Information incorporated into Question 2. Prosecutions are rare in the absence of another felony committed with the gun purchased.

Question 24 — 28 Formerly Question 26 – The eForm is provided to the public, including major retailers, free of charge via the ATF eForm web site. 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. Individual dealers possessing a copy of the form are not subject to the Privacy Act’s restrictions on disclosure. Information from Paragraph 1 incorporated into Question Views Read Edit View history.

ATF Form 4473 – Firearms Transaction Record Revisions

Paragraph 2 removed from form. No gun for you if you fire up in a pot-legal state”.

The ATF eForm is designed to help eliminate errors in completing Form for both the firearm purchaser and the licensed seller. Clarifies that both questions must be answered.

Instruction for Question 2: Clarifies that the exception includes transfers of National Firearms Act fbo to an individual who has undergone a background check during the NFA approval process.

Information incorporated into Question Instruction for Section A: Clarifies that the form is to be completed at the licensed premises unless the transaction qualifies under 18 U. Instruction for Question 16 Formerly Question Instruction for Question 19 Formerly Mics s 21, 22, Clarifies that licensees may accept electronic PCS orders to establish residency. Dealers are required to maintain completed forms for 20 years in the case of completed sales, and for 5 years where the sale was 4743 as a result of the NICS check.


Instruction for Question 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 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.

The dealer also records all information from the Form into a required “bound-book” called an “Acquisition cbi Disposition Log. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Instruction for Question s Formerly Question s 26, 27, 28, 29 and Question 32 Added to Form: Question 24 Formerly Question Instruction for Question 18a Formerly Question Question 29 Formerly Question Added a new paragraph between the 1 st and 2 nd paragraphs.