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National Firearms Act (NFA)
Answers to some common questions related to what is the Nation Firearms Act (NFA) including the definition, clarification and application of the Act, as well as which form(s) to use in order to apply for a tax stamp.
Are muzzleloading cannons considered destructive devices?
Are paintball and airgun sound suppressers considered NFA weapons?
Does the registered owner of a destructive device, machine gun, short-barreled shotgun, or short-barreled rifle need authorization to lawfully transport such items interstate?
How can a person legally obtain NFA firearms?
How does a person qualify to import, manufacture, or deal in NFA firearms?
How do I pay an NFA tax?
If a person has a pistol and an attachable shoulder stock, does this constitute possession of an NFA firearm?
If an individual is changing their state of residence, and their application to transport the NFA firearm cannot be approved because of a prohibition in the new state, what options does a lawful possessor have?
If the chief law enforcement official whose jurisdiction includes the proposed transferee's residence refuses to sign the "law enforcement certification", will the signature of an official in another jurisdiction be acceptable?
Is the chief law enforcement officer required to sign the law enforcement certification on ATF Form 1 or ATF Form 4?