What to Bring When Purchasing NFA Items

We will complete and submit the ATF form 4 paperwork upon the purchase of any NFA item. When purchasing NFA items, please bring the following:

  • Purchasing as an individual
    • (2)  2" x 2" passport-style photos of yourself
    • (2) Fingerprint cards – these may be done locally at most law enforcement agencies
  • Purchasing using a gun trust
    • (2) 2" x 2" passport-style photos for each "responsible person" on the trust
    • (2) Fingerprint cards for each "responsible person"
    • Each "responsible person" is required to fill out and sign ATF's Form 23
    • One copy of your NFA Gun trust, which will be sent with all other paperwork to the ATF
  • The ATF requires a $200 tax be payed for the processing of each NFA item.


  • For more information about purchasing NFA items and the paperwork process, go to: