September 12, 2023
When are FFLs required to use the revised (August 2023) Form 4473?
The Revised Form will become mandatory for use on February 1, 2024. ATF encourages all federal firearms licensees (FFLs) to begin using the Revised Form immediately.
The Revised Form is available on ATF’s website, and can be downloaded and printed for immediate use. Please note that the entire Form, including instructions, must be printed, and stored together.
A detailed breakdown of all form changes is provided on ATF’s website: ATF Form 4473 – Firearms Transaction Record Revisions. Please contact your local ATF Industry Operations office should you have any questions regarding the changes to the form.
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