What is a upin number for ATF?

What is a upin number for ATF?

Unique Personal Identification Number (UPIN): For buyers approved to have information maintained about them in the FBI NICS Voluntary Appeal File, NICS will provide you with a Unique Personal Identification Number, which the buyer should record in Question 9.

What is Upin on ATF Form 1?

Unique Personal Identification Number (See instructions 3C). This is your Unique Personal Identification Number (UPIN). If you don’t have a UPIN, select “No” for this question. If you have a UPIN, you will select the “Yes” box, but you aren’t required to enter that number.

Is ATF Form 4473 required?

Is an ATF Form 4473 required when an unlicensed person sells or disposes of a firearm? No. The ATF Form 4473 is required only for sales or dispositions by a licensed manufacturer, importer, or dealer.

What happens when you fill out a 4473?

Form 4473 contains the purchaser’s name, address, date of birth, government-issued photo ID, National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) background check transaction number, and a short affidavit stating that the purchaser is eligible to purchase firearms under federal law.

Is there a new 4473 form for ATF?

ATF Form 4473, Firearms Transaction Record (Form 4473) has been revised. This page highlights the significant changes to the form. It is highly suggested that you review the entire revised form and all persons using this form must certify that they have read and understand all of the Notices, Instructions, and Definitions.

Where do I put the VAF Upin on Form 4473?

When filling out the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Form 4473, you must place the VAF UPIN in box “9” and also advise the FFL you have a VAF UPIN. Once I get my UPIN does that mean I will never be delayed or denied a firearm purchase again?

How do I obtain additional forms from the ATF?

Should you require additional forms, please contact the ATF Distribution Center by telephone at (703) 870-7526 or (703) 870-7528. Forms may also be ordered online or you may print the Form 4473 from ATF’s website and make copies as needed. Please note that all pages of the Form 4473 must be printed and retained as a part of your permanent records.

What is Form 4473 and why is it important?

Form 4473, also known as a firearm transaction record, is a Federal form that must be completed when someone purchases a firearm from a FFL Licensed Dealer, such as a vendor at a gun show (who has a FFL) or a gun shop.

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