ATF Form 4, Application for Tax Paid Transfer and Registration of Firearm - also known as the ATF E-Form 4 or the ATF Form 5320.4 - is a document used to request approval of a tax-paid transfer of a serviceable firearm from one owner to another. The form is mandatory. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) uses the provided information to identify the transferred firearm, both parties of transfer, and to ensure the transfer complies with Federal, State, and local laws.
The form was last revised by the ATF in November 2018. Download the latest fillable ATF Form 4 through the link below.
The ATF recognizes ATF Form 3 and ATF Form 4 as the main firearm transfer forms. ATF Form 3 is used to transfer firearms from one Special Occupational Taxpayer (SOT) to another. The transfer documented via this form does not require paying a transfer tax. The ATF Form 4 is used when any party of the transfer process is an individual even if the other one is a SOT and requires paying a transfer tax. You can also complete this form to document a person-to-person transfer.