FFL Number – What it Means and How to Look it Up

FFL Number – What it Means and How to Look it Up

What is an FFL number? An FFL number is a unique identifying number assigned to every Federal Firearms License issued by the ATF.  In addition to identifying FFLs, the FFL number also shares some information about the FFL (like the Type of FFL, the expirations date,...
AP Ammo – Are armor piercing bullets legal?

AP Ammo – Are armor piercing bullets legal?

Q: Are armor piercing bullets legal? A: Yes. Under federal law it is perfectly legal to make, sell and purchase “armor piercing” ammunition as long as you have the proper licensing. However, there are some nuances to the definition of “armor...
NFA Firearms by State

NFA Firearms by State

As I mentioned in our article on reduced NFA wait times, NFATracker is an awesome resource for our community. These guys collect and display various ATF paperwork approval and NFA transfer information. I’m including some information from their website here but...
NFA Approval Times Getting Faster!

NFA Approval Times Getting Faster!

We’ve got some great news for our industry… NFA paperwork processing times from the ATF are dropping! We’ve have even better news for you if you already have your FFL… this is likely to encourage more customers to buy NFA firearms (like...
ATF Inspection Process for DOD Contractors

ATF Inspection Process for DOD Contractors

Today, the ATF released an overview of the inspection process for FFLs who are also Department of Defense Contractors. You can view/download the ATF Inspection Process for DOD Contractors or read it in full below. NOTE: This process is similar, but different from, the...