How much time do I have to file an FTCA claim with ATF?

Your claim must be presented in writing to ATF within two years of the date the claim accrued. 28 U.S.C. § 2401(b). Your claim is not deemed to be presented until it is received by ATF. 28 C.F.R. § 14.2. It is the claimant’s responsibility to ensure a claim reaches ATF in a timely fashion.

Last Reviewed December 12, 2023