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Completing Form 4473 (Prior to July 2020)

NOTE: In July of 2020 the ATF released a new Form 4473. This class covers the old form which will no longer be accepted after October 31, 2020. To complete the NSSF training on the new Form 4473, click here. For the NSSF press release about the new form, click here.

From transfers to inspections to trace, the Form 4473 is a critical document for all firearms retailers.  This course is designed to take you step-by-step through a big picture overview and then line-by-line through the nuances of completing each section of the form. 

No matter your role, if you are involved in the sale of firearms, this course is for you. 

During this three-module series, we will:  
  • Review the critical elements, use and purpose of the Form 4473
  • Identify common errors on the form 4473 for both buyers and sellers
  • Identify how to correct those errors
Module 1: Overview of Form 4473
Duration: appx. 30 minutes

Module 2: Completing Form 4473: Section A
Duration: appx. 50 minutes

Module 3: Completing Form 4473: Section B
Duration: appx. 30 minutes

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