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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Does a nonimmigrant alien lawfully present in the United States with or without a visa have to comply with the 90 day residency requirement?

No. The 90 day residency requirement is no longer in effect. However, a nonimmigrant alien who is lawfully present in the United States must comply with State of residence requirements as required by the Federal government. For more information, see ATF Ruling 2010-6 at: .