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Proper ID for a Form 4473

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Form 4473

Whether you’re doing gun sales or just transfers as a service for customers, you’ll need to know how to fill out a Form 4473 properly. You’ll also need to understand what constitutes proper identification for section 20a on the second page of the Form. The Form asks for a valid “identification document” prior to the transfer of the firearm. By law, an “identification document” must have a valid physical address along with a photo, name, and date of birth of the individual.

In some areas of the country, residences are very remote. The driver’s license of the individual, in those …

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FFL Dealer – NICS background check

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FFL Dealer – NICS background check

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, also known as the Brady Law or Brady Act, completely changed how firearms businesses operate when it comes to the sale of firearms. This was the ruling which put into place the required NICS background checks for the sale of firearms by a FFL dealer. The Brady Law was signed into effect by President Bill Clinton on November 30, 1993.

There are three instances when a NICS check can be initiated. The first is when a FFL dealer is conducting a firearm transfer. The second is, pursuant to the law, …

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