Applications - eForm 4473

Welcome to ATF e-Form 4473

ATF, in response to the president's Government Paperwork Elimination Act (GPEA), Public L. No 105-277, signed in 1999, and requests from the firearms industry, has developed the e-Form 4473 to assist in the proper completion of the Federal Firearms Transaction Record (ATF Form 4473).

The e-Form 4473 is a "smart" form will help eliminate blanks or omissions.

The form will automatically populate certain fields. For example, based on the zip code entered, the city, state and county will automatically populate.

If you have any questions regarding the e-Form 4473, you may contact us at If you have questions on general firearms laws or regulations please contact your local ATF field office.


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Last Reviewed June 11, 2015