Publications Library

ATF occasionally issues publications to inform the industries it regulates and the general public about the laws and regulations administered and enforced by ATF. These include guidebooks, newsletters, brochures, studies, and reports.

Title Description Category Document Type
NFCTA - Volume III - Part - VII (167 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
NFCTA - Volume III - Part - VI (582 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
NFCTA - Volume III - Part - V (411 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
NFCTA - Volume - III - Part - IV (4999 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
NFCTA - Volume - III - Acknowledgements (135 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
NFCTA - Volume III - Part II (568 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
NFCTA - Volume III - Part I (1688 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Firearms Trafficking Investigations - Volume Three Report

Firearms Report
automatic_pistol_handgun_wth_bullets_and_handcuffs-1327809016_nfcta_1.jpg (92 KB)
march_2024_-_firearms_compliance_inspection_results.xlsx (13 KB)

March 2024 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results

Firearms Report
2022 Final AFMER (3021 KB) Firearms Report
February 2024 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results (13 KB)

February 2024 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results

Firearms Report
Facilitating Private Sales: A Federal Firearms Licensee Guide (2396 KB)

We’ve put together this guide to educate federal firearms licensees (FFLs) on how to facilitate private party sales of firearms. When individuals decide to use FFLs to facilitate the private sale of their firearms, it can enhance public safety, assist law enforcement, and help ensure firearms end up only in the hands of those who are legally allowed to possess them.

Firearms Guide
Following the Gun Report 2000 (1207 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA) June 2000 study on firearms used in illicit activities. 

Firearms Report
January 2024-Inspection Results Worksheet (13 KB) Firearms Report
December 2023 - Inspection Results Worksheet (13 KB) Firearms Report
Q&As for the Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Certain Rifles (149 KB)

Multiple sale or other disposition of certain rifles questions and answers, updated Nov. 2, 2021.

Resource Center Guide
november-2023-compliance-inspection-results.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
2022 Explosives Incident Report - EIR (1895 KB)

2022 Explosives Incident Report

Resource Center Report
Florida Firearms Statutes and Codes (1651 KB)

From the 35th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
North Carolina Firearms Statutes and Codes (1061 KB)

From the 35th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
october-2023-firearms-compliance-inspection-results.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
Jackson, TN - State Report - Addendum City Report (3180 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Kansas City, MO - State Report - Addendum City Report (3431 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Lexington, KY - State Report - Addendum City Report (3393 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
Little Rock, AR - State Report - Addendum City Report (3960 KB)

National Firearms Commerce and Trafficking Assessment (NFCTA): Crime Guns - Volume Two Report

Firearms Report
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