The user's manual contains step by step instructions on how to install and use eForm 4473.
- User Installation Guide (Updated: 09/11/20)
- User's Manual (Updated: 03/31/23)
- Seller's Quick Reference Guide (Updated: 05/05/17)
- Buyer's Quick Reference Guide (Updated: 05/05/17)
|Answers to Common Questions
|eForm 4473 Support
The ATF eForm 4473 program has been updated with the December 2022 version of the form. To update the program, see the download instructions below.
Downloading the Application
Downloading the application could take up to approximately 30 minutes; however, the average download time is approximately 5 minutes. Prior to using the e4473 application, users MUST update their default settings to Microsoft Edge for Windows OS or Google Chrome for MacOS to properly view PDF documents. Please refer to the instructions below to update your default settings:
Please see instructions below on saving PDFs using Windows and MacOS:
Recommended Operating System: Windows 10
Required disk space: 94.4 MB
If using an older version of Windows, to print a completed ATF Form 4473, you must save the PDF file to your computer first. Then, open the saved file and print the form. For more information, please view Printing e4473 PDF Using Older Windows Operating System.
If not using the current version of Microsoft operating system, ATF cannot guarantee that:
- ATF will be responsible for resolving defects
- e4473 application will operate and print as expected
- e4473 will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free
Apple OS X
Minimum Apple OS X required: OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or later
Required disk space: 124.14 MB
Download the latest ZIP code file
This step is necessary for the initial installation to ensure that the most current version of the zip code file is active. Please check this website monthly for the latest update.
- February Zip Codes (Updated: 02/08/2024)
The ATF-developed e4473 application is expressly provided "as is." ATF makes no warranty of any kind, express, implied, in fact or arising by operation of law, including without limitation, the implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement and data accuracy. ATF neither represents nor warrants that the operation of the software will be uninterrupted or error-free if operating from a non-current operating system.