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Types of FFL's (Federal Firearms Licenses - FFLs)

Types of FFL's (Federal Firearms Licenses - FFLs)

What is an FFL?

An individual who is licensed to engage in the business of manufacturing, importing and/or dealing in firearms. Persons must be licensed by ATF to engage in the business of firearms.

Types of FFLs:

Dealers:

  • 01 – Dealer in firearms other than destructive devices.

  • 02 – Pawnbroker in firearms other than destructive devices.

  • 09 – Dealer in destructive devices.

Manufacturers:

  • 06 – Manufacturer of Ammunition for Firearms Other Than Ammunition for Destructive Devices or Armor Piercing Ammunition.

  • 07 – Manufacturer of firearms other than destructive devices.

  • 10 – Manufacturer of destructive devices, ammunition for destructive devices or armor piercing ammunition.

Importer:

  • 08 – Importer of firearms or ammunition for firearms other than destructive devices or ammunition other than armor piercing ammunition.

  • 11 – Importer of destructive devices, ammunition for destructive devices or armor piercing ammunition

Other:

  • 03 – Collector of curios and relics.

Source - Types of Federal Firearms Licenses (FFLs)

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