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Does the Photo still Come on the Back of Approved Tax Stamps

Does the Photo still Come on the Back of Approved Tax Stamps?

If you applied as an individual however, you will have your photo affixed to your approved ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4, or ATF Form 5 paperwork.  In summation, if you apply as an individual for your tax stamp, you will have your photo affixed on page 2 of your approved application.  If you apply as gun trust or legal entity, your photo will not be affixed to your approved application. 
Is the Approved ATF Form 4 that you Receive in the Mail an Original?

Is the Approved ATF Form 4 that you Receive in the Mail an Original?

The "ATF Copy 2 - To Be Returned to Registrant" copy that is returned to you is an original copy of your ATF Form 4.  The stamp that is on the approved ATF Form 4 is an original and the signature is either a rubber stamp signature or an original signature from the ATF examiner.  You as the individual, settlor or entity owner will also see your original signature on the approved ATF Form 4. 
Which ATF Forms and Applications Can You Fax OR EMAIL to the ATF?

Which ATF Forms and Applications Can You Fax OR EMAIL to the ATF?

The below forms can be submitted to the ATF via email or fax:

What to do if your CLEO Copy/ATF Copy of ATF eForm 1 Photo is Sideways

What to do if your CLEO Copy/ATF Copy of ATF eForm 1 Photo is Sideways

According to the ATF's "Ask the Experts" option, "In some cases the orientation of the photo is changed by the system, this will not affect your application and even if you were to reapply it is common for them to upload the same way anyways."
What is the Purpose of the ATF 5320.23 Responsible Person Questionnaire?

What is the Purpose of the ATF 5320.23 Responsible Person Questionnaire?

We get asked this question all the time.  Either the question is, "What is the Purpose of the ATF 5320.23 Responsible Person Questionnaire?" or "Do...
Which ID is Required to Pick your NFA Firearm?

Which ID is Required to Pick up your NFA Firearm? - Silencer, SBR, ETC

When you as an individual or a responsible person within your NFA gun trust/legal entity have received the call from your LGS to pick up your NFA F...
NFA Forms: Common Errors According to the ATF

NFA Forms: Common Errors According to the ATF

Did you know that approximately 40 percent of all tax paid applications submitted to the NFA Division are incomplete and/or contain errors? Fail...
ATF National Firearms Act Branch Phone Number, Email Address, and Fax Number

ATF National Firearms Act Branch Phone Number, Email Address, and Fax Number

ATF National Firearms Act Branch during their normal office hours at (304) 616-4500 or you can email them using their email address NFAFax@atf.gov.  If your communication simply requires you to fax them a document or form, you can fax that information to (304) 616-4501.
How Long Do You Have to Resubmit a Correction Letter

How Long Do You Have to Resubmit a ATF Correction Letter?

Once a correction letter is created the examiner will post mark the date and mail the correction letter to your FFL/SOT or to yourself, depending on the application type as mentioned above.  The response required by date is one month from the date that the correction letter was created by the examiner.
What Gets Mailed to the ATF / CLEO for eForm 1 Applications?

What Gets Mailed to the ATF / CLEO for eForm 1 Applications?

When you are applying for a tax stamp using the ATF eForm 1 application you might ask yourself, what exactly is required to be sent to the ATF / CL...
Do You Need to Engrave your ATF Form 4 SBR/SBR?

Do You Need to Engrave your Form 4 SBR/SBR?

No, the individual applicant, gun trust applicant or legal entity applicant is not required to engrave their information on the SBR/SBS if the SBR/SBS is already made and being transferred using the ATF Form 4 information.  
First Annual /r/NFA "Stamp Race"

First Annual /r/NFA "Stamp Race"

*UPDATE NOVEMBER, 14, 2019* - This contest "Stamp Race" has been postponed indefinitely. Source: r/NFA post 11/14/2019.  On this day in 1918, the g...