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ATF eForm 1 Dates Explained - Created Date, Submitted Date, Finalized Date

When applying for a tax stamp using the ATF's eForm 1 website, you can see the status of your submitted/in progress applications.  When you view th...

ATF eForm 1 Video Walk-Through Guides

We created our ATF eForm 1 Video Walk-Through Guide to help with the ATF eForm 1 application process.  In our ATF eForm 1 video walk-through guides...

Why is the ATF 5320.23 "Choose File" Greyed Out for an Individual Applicant on the eForm 1 Application?

When applying as an individual, whether you are using the ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 or the ATF Form 5, you aren't required to complete the ATF 5320.23.  These questions will be answered on the forms itself or on the eForm 1 application.  This means that when you are applying for a tax stamp using the ATF's eForm website the ATF 5320.23 "Choose File" will be greyed out like shown below.  This is normal for an individual applicant and nothing to worry about.

ATF SBR eForm 1 Disapproved - "Incorrect Model". Why?

If you have applied for a tax stamp using the ATF's eForm 1 website and your tax stamp application was disapproved due to "Incorrect Model", then ...

When is the $200 Payment taken by the ATF for eForm 1 Applications?

The payment is taken by the ATF as soon as you complete the payment screen.  This is required in order to submit your application to the ATF.  If you applied using the ATF's Form 1 paper application, the same is true.  Your $200 tax payment is charged before your ATF Form 1 paper application moves to the next step.

Who Signs the Signature of Official Taking Fingerprints if you are Making your Own Fingerprint Cards?

On the FD-258 fingerprint cards the 'SIGNATURE OF OFFICIAL TAKING FINGERPRINTS" will be signed by yourself, if you are making your own fingerprint ...

How to Avoid Pending Research Phase ATF eForm 1 Tax Stamp Application

When you are making an NFA Firearm using the ATF Form 1 application, you have the option of applying using the ATF's eForm website.  The ATF’s eFo...

How to Withdraw your eForm 1 Application in the Pending Research Phase

If you have applied for a tax stamp using the ATF's eForm website for your eForm 1 tax stamp application, your application might be in the pending ...

How to Identify the CLEO Copy of your ATF Paperwork

When applying for a tax stamp with the ATF, you will have three copies of the paperwork.  You will have the "ATF Copy", "ATF Copy 2 - To Be Returne...

Does the CLEO on the eForm 1 Require the +4 Zip For the CLEO's Mailing Address?

The +4 Zip Code for the CLEO however isn't required at this time.  There is no asterisk next to this field indicating that this field isn't required.  You can however include the +4 Zip Code in the highlighted box if you choose to do so.

5 Steps to Make an SBR if you have a Pistol Brace

You can get your ATF Approved NFA Tax Stamp for a SBR in, as little as 4 steps.  This is assuming that you aren't a prohibited person in the eyes ...

Can I Apply for Tax Stamp Now for a Silencer I Want to Buy Later?

Can you apply for a tax stamp now for a silencer that you want to buy or plan to buy in the future to get the ball rolling?  This is a question th...