NFA Processing Times - Current As of June, 30 2019

Below are the most current released statistical information that has been gathered by the ATF for NFA approval times.  The statistical information is current up to June 30, 2019.  If you want to view more current data, you can view our ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, and ATF Form 4 NFA Approval Tracker.
eForm Applications
NFA Division Days

ATF eForm 1

Application to Make and Register a Firearm

30 Days

ATF eForm 2

Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported

7 Days

ATF eForm 3

Application for Tax-Exempt Transfer (SOT)

7 Days

ATF eForm 4

Application for Tax paid Transfer and Registration

Not yet available

ATF eForm 5

Application for Tax-Exempt Transfer and Registration

7 Days

ATF eForm 9

Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation

7 Days

ATF eForm 10

Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Governmental Entities

7 Days

 

NFA Paper Applications

NFA Division Months

ATF Form 1

Application to Make and Register a Firearm

7 Months

ATF Form 2

Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported

1 Month

ATF Form 3

Application for Tax-Exempt Transfer (SOT)

1 Month

ATF Form 4

Application for Tax paid Transfer and Registration

10 Months

ATF Form 5

Application for Tax-Exempt Transfer and Registration

1 Month

ATF Form 9

Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation

1 Month

Source: "FFL Newsletter, October 22nd, 2019." *Statistical Information as of: June 30, 2019

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