Category Archives: Processing Times

eForms is back for Form 1 Submissions

At the beginning of October, the ATF announced that Form 1’s are once again available for submission via eForms. Initial applicants have astonishingly reported approvals in as little as 15 days!  And while I suspect that number will increase with … Continue reading

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We have an eForms update

For some time now the ATF has been hinting that they would have an important update concerning eForms 3 and 4 at the 2015 Shot Show. Many optimists had hoped that the ATF might be ready to announce that these … Continue reading

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Form 1 is available on eForms once again!

Probably the single question that I am asked more than any other is “When will eForms be back?”  And while I cannot answer for Form 4 applications I can tell you this … Form 1 is back as of today! … Continue reading

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ATF is promising to return eForms to service in “the short term”

Today the ATF sent out a letter detailing their plans for eForms.  The good news is that they plan for eForms to return to service very quickly. They took the time to explain why the existing eForms system became overwhelmed.  … Continue reading

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ATF releases current processing times for applications

ATF’s Office of Enforcement Programs and Services has posted a chart showing processing times  for certain submitted documents or forms. The current chart contains data through December 2013 and they do not make it clear whether data from the eForms … Continue reading

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