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Funding Your NFA Gun Trust Paperwork

Funding Your NFA Gun Trust Paperwork with $1 Dollar Bill
Funding your NFA gun trust paperwork is required for your trust to be valid and legal.  An NFA gun trust cannot be created unless the NFA gun trust has trust property.

Changing/Updating your Maiden Name to your Married Name on a Gun Trust

Changing your Maiden Name to your Married Name on a Gun Trust
You can either amend your trust to update their name in your NFA gun trust to their married name or you can restate your NFA gun trust to update their name in your NFA gun trust to their married name in your trust.

Do you Need to Attach your Passport Photo to the ATF 5320.23 for the ATF eForm 1 Application?

Do you Need to Attach your Passport Photo to the ATF 5320.23 for the ATF eForm 1 Application?
For your ATF 5320.23 form, do you need to digitally add your passport photo to the ATF 5320.23 form before uploading the form to the eForm site?  The answer is no.

Changing FFL Dealers During a Pending ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 or ATF Form 5

Changing FFL Dealers During a Pending ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 or ATF Form 5
We recently saw a post from Reddit on the/r/NFA subreddit asking what the process is if you want to change FFL dealers during a pending ATF applica...

Misspelled Trust Engraving or Individual Engraving for you Silencer or SBR

Misspelled Trust Engraving or Individual Engraving for you Silencer or SBR
After your ATF Form 1 or ATF eForm 1 firearms are approved, you will be required to engrave the gun trust information, legal entity information, or...

Changing your Name with Approved ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1 or ATF Form 4

Changing your Name with Approved ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1 or ATF Form 4
According to the ATF in order to change your legal name on your approved tax stamps, you will be using the ATF 5320.5 Form 5 Paperwork in order to update your previously approved tax stamps. 

What Happens If You Only Send in One Fingerprint Card with Your ATF Application?

What Happens If You Only Send in One Fingerprint Card with Your ATF Application?
According to the ATF the reason two FD-258 fingerprint cards are required is to ensure that the at least one of the FD-258 fingerprint cards is legible and that the second card is a backup card.  This means that your application should be processed as is if you accidentally only sent one FD-258 fingerprint card.

Does your $200 Check Address Need to Match Your Application Address?

Does your $200 Check Address Need to Match Your Application Address?
The address on your $200 payment for your tax stamp application doesn't need to match the address on your ATF Form 1 or ATF Form 4 application.  The ATF doesn't directly process the payment, U.S. Bank's lockbox service does, so having a different address doesn't matter.

Passing NFA Firearms Down To Your Heirs Without A Gun Trust

Passing NFA Firearms Down To Your Heirs Without A Gun Trust
Overtime you might have amassed an NFA firearm collection or a single NFA firearm that was approved as an applicant and not as a gun trust or legal...

ATF Purposes Changes to the ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4, ATF Form 5 and ATF 5320.23 Form

ATF Purposes Changes to the ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4, ATF Form 5 and ATF 5320.23 Form
According to the Federal Register "The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)" recently published documents purposing changes to...

Passport Photo Quantity Requirements for the ATF Paperwork - Individual and Gun Trust

Passport Photo Quantity Requirements for the ATF Paperwork - Individual and Gun Trust
The ATF 5320.1, ATF 5320.4, ATF 5320.5 and the ATF 5320.23 paperwork have different passport photo requirements for the ATF applications.  This can be confusing because the ATF paperwork has different passport photo quantities depending on how you are applying for your ATF tax stamp.  

Can a P.O. Box be Used for your ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4 or ATF Form 5 Address?

Can a P.O. Box be Used for your ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4 or ATF Form 5 Address?
According to the ATF NFA Branch, you aren't able to use a P.O. Box for the address on your application.  This means that you will need to provide the physical address that the NFA firearm will reside at.


 
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