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Answers to some common questions for those who may be considered a nonimmigrant alien or for federal firearms licensees conducting business with nonimmigrant alien customers.
Do aliens that have an approved ATF Form 6 NIA need to provide Customs and Border Protection (CPB) with an ATF Form 6A?
How long is an ATF Form 6 NIA valid for?
Is an ATF Form 6 NIA required to temporarily import an antique firearm?
Are there any restrictions on the types of firearms that can be temporarily imported into the United States for hunting or for a shooting competition?
May a firearm that was temporarily imported into the United States remain in the United States?
Does an alien with an approved Form 6 NIA import permit need to obtain an export permit to take the firearm(s) and/or remaining ammunition back out of the United States?
Can an alien who enters the United States on a nonimmigrant alien visa rent a firearm for lawful hunting or sporting purposes while in the United States?
May a nonimmigrant alien who has been admitted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa possess a firearm or ammunition in the United States?