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.

Titlesort descending Description Category Document Type
NFCTA - Volume III - Part I (1688 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
automatic_pistol_handgun_wth_bullets_and_handcuffs-1327809016_nfcta_1.jpg (92 KB)
NIBIN Newsletter - March 2015 (413 KB)

At the June 2014 NIBIN User Congress in Phoenix, AZ, the NIBIN Program presented information on three major infrastructure upgrades that were in the works.

Firearms Newsletter
NIBIN Newsletter - September 2014 (458 KB)

In this issue: Update - NIBIN Security System and Upgrades; Entering Confirmed and Unconfirmed Hits in IBIS; and Backlogs - The Big "What if..."

Firearms Newsletter
nics_act_list.7-7-21_0.pdf (155 KB)

The NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (NIAA) requires states, as a condition of grant eligibility, to establish procedures to allow persons with disabilities relating to mental health (i.e., prohibiting mental health adjudications or involuntary commitments to a mental institution) to obtain relief from such disabilities for purposes of firearms eligibility. The 33 states in this list have qualified relief of disability programs, under 18 U.S.C. §§ 922(d)(4), (g)(4), that ATF has approved.

Firearms Guide
North Carolina - State Report (7473 KB)

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

Firearms Report
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
North Dakota - State Report (2496 KB)

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

Firearms Report
North Dakota Firearms Statutes and Codes (433 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
Northern Mariana Islands - State Report - Territories (2697 KB)

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

Firearms Report
Northern Mariana Islands Firearms Statutes and Codes (392 KB)

From the 34th Edition of State Laws and Published Ordinances - Firearms (ATF P 5300.5)

Firearms Guide
Norwood, MA - State Report - Addendum City Report (3901 KB)

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

Firearms Report
Notice 2014R-50N – Granting of Relief; Federal Firearms Privileges (194 KB)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC), has been granted relief from the disabilities imposed by Federal laws by the Director of ATF with respect to the acquisition, receipt, transfer, shipment, transportation, or possession of firearms.

Firearms Report
Notice 32N — Delegation Order — Authority to Facilitate Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (134 KB)

This order delegates the authority to exercise the authorities and responsibilities committed to the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) under the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007, Public Law 110–180 (NIAA). This authority is to establish and enforce the criteria that applicable Federal departments and agencies and states use to create qualifying relief from firearms disabilities programs, to make decisions as to whether applicable Federal departments and agencies and states have properly implemented and certified relief from firearms disabilities programs under the NIAA, and to make any related determinations under the NIAA regarding such relief from firearms disabilities programs.

Firearms Report
Notice 36N — Hearing Procedures Relating to Federal Firearms Licenses (156 KB)

In this notice, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) advises federal firearms licensees and other interested parties of its current procedures regarding administrative hearings held as part of firearms license proceedings. The intended purpose of the notice is to ensure that federal firearms licensees and persons applying for a federal firearms license are familiar with the hearing process relative to the denial, revocation, or suspension of a federal firearms license, or the imposition of a civil fine. This notice does not contain any policy guidelines as to whether a notice of denial, revocation, suspension or fine should be issued.

Firearms Report
Notice 48N — Granting of Relief; Federal Firearms Privileges (2011R–13T) (172 KB)

Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Company, Inc. (NGGECI) (formerly Litton Systems, Inc.), a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC), has been granted relief from the disabilities imposed by Federal laws by the Director of ATF with respect to the acquisition, transfer, receipt, shipment, or possession of firearms.

Firearms Report
November 2021 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results (13 KB)

View all firearms compliance inspection results

Firearms Report
November 2022 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results (13 KB)

November 2022 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results

Firearms Report
november-2023-compliance-inspection-results.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
October 2021 - Firearms Compliance Inspection Results (13 KB)

View all firearms compliance inspection results

Firearms Report
october-2023-firearms-compliance-inspection-results.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
october_2022_inspection_results_worksheet.xlsx (13 KB) Firearms Report
Ogden, Utah - State Report - Addendum City Report (3607 KB)

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

Firearms Report
Ohio - State Report (2271 KB)

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

Firearms Report
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