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Is the ATF 5320.23 Required for an Individual eForm 1 Application?

Is the ATF 5320.23 Required for an Individual eForm 1 Application
When you are applying as an individual for the ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4, or ATF Form 5 you aren't required to submit the ATF 5320.23 form.

Do I Fill Out the Number of Responsible Persons and Name(s) If Filing as an Individual?

Do I Fill Out the Number of Responsible Persons and Name(s) If Filing as an Individual
When applying as an individual using the ATF 5320.1 Form 1, ATF 5320. 4 Form 4 or the ATF 5320.5 you are required to fill out the "Number of Respon...

Serviceable (Yes or No) - ATF 5320.20 Application to Transport NFA Firearms

Serviceable (Yes or No) - ATF 5320.20 Application to Transport NFA Firearms

Serviceable - Yes: The NFA firearm can be operated the way that the NFA firearm was intended to be used. 

Serviceable - No: The NFA firearm cannot be operated the way that the NFA firearm was intended to be used.  Meaning that the NFA firearm is damaged in any way or has been altered and cannot be used the way it was intended to be used. 

*ATF Updated the ATF 5320.23 Paperwork - September 2019*

*ATF Updates the ATF 5320.23 Paperwork - September 2019*
All of our ATF 5320.23 walk-through guide, ATF 5320.23 generator and ATF 5320.23 example paperwork have been updated to have the most current information.   The ATF has noted that unless the previous versions of the ATF 5320.23 do not say obsolete on them, they will still be accepted.  But note that the new change could help to efficiently process your background check.

ATF Tax Stamp Application Process Flow Chart

Gun Trust Tax Stamp Application Flow Chart
We have created an easy to follow flow chart to help assess which ATF application you will need to use to apply for your tax stamp.  We have also i...

eForm 1 Individual Submission Error - Select FFL Drop Down is Highlighted

eForm 1 Individual Submission Error - Select FFL Drop Down is Highlighted
We have identified a common error that can happen when an individual is applying for an eForm 1 tax stamp using the ATF's eForm system.  The error ...

ATF Form's Showing "X" in boxes where Signatures Are Required

ATF Form's Showing "X" in boxes where Signatures Are Required
When creating your ATF Paperwork digitally, the ATF paperwork can be picky.  You need to use Adobe Acrobat products to ensure that the information ...

Payment Methods Accepted by the ATF for the ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1 and the ATF Form 4

Payment Methods Accepted by the ATF for the ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1 and the ATF Form 4
In this article we break down the forms of payment that are accepted for each application.  This might help you plan on the payment method that you will use for your ATF application(s). 

Individual to Individual/Gun Trust - Out of State NFA Firearm Transfer

Individual to Individual/Gun Trust - Out of State NFA Firearm Transfer
NFA Firearms can't be transferred privately from state to state.  A SOT dealer has to be involved with that transfer whether the transfer is individual to individual or individual to a gun trust, gun trust to gun trust, etc.  There are essentially two ways to make the out of state transfer.  The distance between the two the states might determine the best course of action for your transfer. 

Passport Photo Requirements for ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 Applications

Passport Photo Requirements for ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 Applications
The ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4 and the ATF Form 5 require you to submit physical passport photos into the ATF with your ATF Application for each respo...

Making Corrections to your ATF Paperwork - Initial and Date the changes

Making Corrections to your ATF Paperwork - Initial and Date the changes
Before you submit your ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4, ATF Form 5, ATF 5320.23 you should always review your form to ensure that there are no errors in you...

Texas State NFA Rules and Allowable NFA Items

Texas is a state that generally respects the right of gun owners to own all types of firearms, including NFA weapons. However, Texas laws related t...