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Federal Firearms License

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Federal Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Bureau of

Businesses that wish to sell or manufacture firearms or ammunition in the United States must have a Federal Firearms License. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) issues the license.



Supporting materials, including a fingerprint card and a background check, are required. Applicants may also be interviewed.

Licensees should report any firearm thefts to the ATF within 48 hours.

U.S. Department of Justice

Address
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Federal Firearms Licensing Center
244 Needy Road
Martinsburg, WV 25405
Phone (866) 662-2750
Fax (866) 257-2749
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