back arrow iconBack to News

July 10, 2022

ATF Q&A: Licensing

In California, am I required to be licensed by CA DOJ to sell firearm precursor parts?

Yes. Commencing 4/1/2022 the DOJ will begin accepting applications for precursor part vendor licenses. Note: Previously licensed CFD and Ammo Vendors will be automatically approved and issued as precursor part vendors. PC 30485; PC 16532


24-Hour Compliance Hotline

NSSF members can greatly benefit from the NSSF’s Retail Member Hotline. The toll-free hotline will bring calls in to the NSSF headquarters on a 24/7 basis. If questions regarding compliance, transactions, legislation or any other topic cannot be answered at the time of the call, an all-out attempt will be made to provide the answer within 24 hours.

NSSF members have exclusive 24/7 access to the NSSF’s Retail Member Hotline. Non-member retailers can view some of the questions that have been asked and answered through this service here.

Compliance Resources for Members

NSSF offers an array of resources and information to help members operate their businesses in compliance with laws and regulations. NSSF’s regulatory compliance resources include articles, newsletters, videos, online training courses, legal and regulatory compliance consultants and more. Log in to access.