Average Wait Time from the ATF - March 2020

Below are the average approval wait times of paper applications as reported by the ATF / Department of Justice.

NFA DIVISION MONTHS
ATF FORM 1

1 MONTH

ATF FORM 4

7 MONTHS

ATF FORM 5

1 MONTH

 

AVERAGE ATF FORM WAIT TIME PER ATF - MARCH 2020

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