Who needs an ATF Form 1?
You should complete and file ATF Form 1, Application to Make and Register a Firearm, in case you are making (means manufacturing, putting together, altering etc.) an item under the National Firearms Act. As required, this application should be submitted by an individual, corporation or government entity in order to make and register the firearm described in this form.
What is ATF Form 1 for?
Information the form provides is used by the U.S. Department of Justice to determine that a possessor’s receipt and ownership of the firearm would meet the Federal, State, and local law. Information provided on this form is used as proof of lawful registration of a firearm to the manufacturer.
Information as to the identification of the firearm and all registration data on this form will be entered into the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record.
Is ATF Form 1 accompanied by other forms?
Completed form requires a $200 tax to be paid, so the paid fee is to be attached.
When is ATF Form 1 due?
This form should be submitted every time a firearm is made, except when an NFA firearm is made by the United States or any State or political subdivision thereof.
How do I fill out ATF Form 1?
There is a comprehensive instruction on how to complete ATF Form 1 in pages 7-9 of this form. You should check it before filling out.
You should fill out the following items in order to get the form done:
- Applicant’s personal information and ATF identification;
- Law Enforcement Certification;
- Maker’s Certification;
- Method of fee Payment.
Where do I send ATF Form 1?
Once completed, the ATF Form 1 should be directed to the National Firearms Act Branch, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, P.O. Box 530298, Atlanta, GA 30353-0298.