Can I fill out Form 4473 online?
You can fill out form 4473 online. The following items must be completed by the buyer: Personal Information (including residence address, place of birth, SSN); Questionnaire about mental and physical health, as well as past violations of the law.
Can you do 4473 on yourself?
Yes, If your FFL is a sole proprietorship no ATF form 4473 is required. You can simply log the firearm out to yourself. An ATF form 4473 and a NICS/Background check are required for everyone, including the officers of the business and the responsible parties.
Do you have to fill out 4473?
If you want to buy a firearm from a person who is not a licensed dealer, most states won’t require that you fill out Form 4473. However, if purchasing a handgun from a private individual, Form 4473 has to be filled out before the sale can take place.
What happens if you make a mistake on a 4473 form?
Errors on the 4473 can lead to real problems, including an inability to properly complete a background check, or simply to put your records out of compliance and make your next ATF audit a nightmare. It’s almost impossible to avoid mistakes on a paper 4473.
How long are 4473 forms kept?
Licensees shall retain each ATF Form 4473 for a period of not less than 20 years after the date of sale or disposition.
What misdemeanors disqualify you from owning a gun?
Federal law bans those who have been convicted of certain crimes from ever possessing firearms. Included in those crimes are all felonies and misdemeanor domestic violence offenses. (The law also prohibits those subject to domestic violence restraining orders from having a gun.)
Can gun rights be restored?
A felony conviction or a domestic violence conviction results in a state and federal firearm ban. To buy a gun, you have to pass a state and federal background check. Therefore, to fully restore your gun rights, you have to restore your firearm rights under both state and federal law.
What do you need to know about Form 4473?
Transactions must first be completed using an eForm 4473 and must be completed entirely in a digital environment, in accordance with ATF Ruling 2016-2 (or subsequent Rulings). Forms 4473 must be saved in an unalterable format.
What do you need to know about ATF Form 4473?
An ATF Form 4473 is also known as the Firearms Transaction Record form. Licensed firearm dealers must complete this form when they may a lawful sale. Failure to complete this form is a violation of federal law. Additionally, licensed firearms dealers must keep a copy of the completed ATF Form 4473 on file for 20 years.
How does Form 4473 affect a variance request?
The submission of electronic ATF Forms 4473 does affect the current requirement per ATF Ruling 2016-1 to submit electronic A&D records in a text format. In addition to the basic information in a variance request, describe the following in detail:
How are fire arms recorded on Form 4473?
The law and ATF are quite clear on how a fire arm type is to be recorded on the form 4473.Section B line 16, handgun, long gun, other.Section D question 27 type of fire arm.Question 16.