When will I need to submit the identifying information for my responsible persons and employee possessors of explosives?

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(a) All license and permit applicants and any renewal applicants must submit identifying information for responsible persons and employee possessors (and fingerprints and photographs for responsible persons) upon submission of an original or renewal application.

(b) Any new responsible person added after a license or permit has been issued by ATF must be reported to ATF within 30 days. However, the submission of fingerprints and photographs by the new responsible person is required only at the time of any subsequent renewal.

(c) For all licenses and permits (new and renewal), any new employee possessors must be reported to ATF within 30 days of hire on the Employee Possessor Questionnaire form (ATF F 5400.28). [27 CFR 555.45(c), 27 CFR 555.57(b)]

Last Reviewed September 28, 2018