Do You Need to Submit the ATF 5330.20-Certification of Compliance to the ATF with Your ATF Applications?

In the past pre-September 2016, all of the ATF 5320.1 Form 1 or eForm 1 and the ATF 5320.4 Form 4 applications required an additional form, the ATF 5330.20 - 

Certification of Compliance with 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(5)(B) - Person Certifying to Citizenship.  The ATF 5330.20 form was used to certify the citizenship of the applicants who were applying for an ATF Tax Stamp. However, the ATF has revised the ATF 5320.1, the ATF 5320.4 and the ATF 5320.5 to incorporate the language from the ATF 5330.20 paperwork.  Now there is no need to include the ATF 5330.20 paperwork with your ATF Tax Stamp applications.  That form is considered to be deprecated.  For historical sake we have include a download link below. 

Download ATF 5330.20 Certification of Citizenship

Below is an excerpt from the ATF's website describing the ATF 5330.20 and the integration of that form into the ATF Form 1 and the ATF Form 5. 

Revised ATF Form 1 and ATF Form 5

ATF is pleased to announce the availability of revised ATF Form 1, Application to Make and Register a Firearm, and ATF Form 5, Application for Tax Exempt Transfer and Registration of Firearm.

The ATF Form 1 has been revised to allow the payment of the making tax by use of a credit or debit card.  This is a new option that was requested by the industry.  Payment by check or money order will still be allowed when the application is submitted on paper.

The Form 1 and Form 5 have been revised to incorporate the questions relating to non-immigrant status that are contained in ATF Form 5330.20, Certification of Compliance with 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(5)(B).  Form 5330.20 is to be submitted when the applicant maker is an individual, not a legal entity.  With a submission of the revised Form 1, the submission of Form 5330.20 will not be required.  This revision was also requested by the industry.

For eForm filings, the prior version of the Forms 1 and 5 will continue to be used until we are able to update the form versions in the eForms system.  Since the eForm 1 may only be filed by legal entities or government agencies and the eForm 5 is for transfer by a qualified Federal firearms licensee when the transferee is a government agency, the answering of the questions is not required as they are for an individual applicant maker or transferee.

Source: Revised ATF Form 1 and ATF Form 5 - ATF Website 

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