Form BOF053 "Automated Firearms System (Afs) Request for Firearm Records" - California

This version of the form is not currently in use and is provided for reference only.
Download this version of Form BOF053 for the current year.

What Is Form BOF053?

This is a legal form that was released by the California Department of Justice - a government authority operating within California. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on May 1, 2019;
  • The latest edition provided by the California Department of Justice;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

Download a fillable version of Form BOF053 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the California Department of Justice.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Download Form BOF053 "Automated Firearms System (Afs) Request for Firearm Records" - California

Download PDF

Fill PDF online

Rate (4.4 / 5) 8 votes
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 053 (Rev. 05/2019)
PAGE 1 of 2
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BUREAU OF FIREARMS
Automated Firearms System (AFS)
Request for Firearm Records
This form must be notarized and include a photocopy of a valid identification card (California Driver License,
California Identification, Military Identification, or Out-of-State Identification). This form cannot be used to request
firearm records for another individual. Please be advised the Department of Justice began retaining information
regarding sales of rifles and shotguns effective January 1, 2014. As a result, records of rifles and shotguns prior to
January 1, 2014 are limited to Assault Weapon registrations and voluntary reports of ownership.
Last Name:
Suffix:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Date of Birth:
Driver License/ID Number:
Telephone Number:
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Please send me a list of the firearms for which I am listed as the purchaser, owner, or assault weapon registrant.
Signature:
Date:
CERTIFICATE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT
A notary public or other officer completing this certificate verifies only the identity of the individual who signed the
document to which this certificate is attached, and not the truthfulness, accuracy, or validity of that document.
In the State of ________________, county of ____________________, on __________________________ before
me, __________________________________________,personally appeared____________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the
within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized
capacity(ies) and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which
the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.
I certify under PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
WITNESS my hand and official seal.
Signature ____________________________
(Seal)
Please send your completed request form and copy of valid identification to:
Department of Justice
Bureau of Firearms
AFS Private Citizen Request
P.O. Box 820200
Sacramento, CA 94203-0200
FAXED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED - ORIGINAL SIGNATURES REQUIRED
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 053 (Rev. 05/2019)
PAGE 1 of 2
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BUREAU OF FIREARMS
Automated Firearms System (AFS)
Request for Firearm Records
This form must be notarized and include a photocopy of a valid identification card (California Driver License,
California Identification, Military Identification, or Out-of-State Identification). This form cannot be used to request
firearm records for another individual. Please be advised the Department of Justice began retaining information
regarding sales of rifles and shotguns effective January 1, 2014. As a result, records of rifles and shotguns prior to
January 1, 2014 are limited to Assault Weapon registrations and voluntary reports of ownership.
Last Name:
Suffix:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:
Date of Birth:
Driver License/ID Number:
Telephone Number:
(mm/dd/yyyy)
Please send me a list of the firearms for which I am listed as the purchaser, owner, or assault weapon registrant.
Signature:
Date:
CERTIFICATE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT
A notary public or other officer completing this certificate verifies only the identity of the individual who signed the
document to which this certificate is attached, and not the truthfulness, accuracy, or validity of that document.
In the State of ________________, county of ____________________, on __________________________ before
me, __________________________________________,personally appeared____________________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
who proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the
within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized
capacity(ies) and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which
the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.
I certify under PENALTY OF PERJURY under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
WITNESS my hand and official seal.
Signature ____________________________
(Seal)
Please send your completed request form and copy of valid identification to:
Department of Justice
Bureau of Firearms
AFS Private Citizen Request
P.O. Box 820200
Sacramento, CA 94203-0200
FAXED DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED - ORIGINAL SIGNATURES REQUIRED
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 053 (Rev. 05/2019)
PAGE 2 of 2
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BUREAU OF FIREARMS
Automated Firearms System (AFS)
Request for Firearm Records
Privacy Notice
As Required by Civil Code § 1798.17
Collection and Use of Personal Information: The Division of Law Enforcement, Bureau of Firearms in
the Department of Justice collects the information on this request pursuant to Penal Code section 11106
(b)(3). The Bureau of Firearms uses this information to process a request for firearm records. In
addition, any personal information collected by state agencies is subject to the limitations in the
Information Practices Act and state policy.
The Department of Justice's general privacy policy is available at http://oag.ca.gov/privacy-policy.
Providing Personal Information: All personal information on this request is mandatory. Failure to
provide the mandatory personal information will result in your request not being processed.
Access to Your Information: You may review the records maintained by the Division of Law
Enforcement, Bureau of Firearms in the Department of Justice that contain your personal information, as
permitted by the Information Practices Act. See below for contact information.
Possible Disclosure of Personal Information: In order to process a request for firearm records, we
may need to share the information you provide us with any Bureau of Firearms representative or any
other person designated by the Attorney General upon request. The information you provide may also
be disclosed in the following circumstances:
■ With other persons or agencies when necessary to perform their legal duties, and their use of
your information is compatible and complies with state law, such as for investigations,
licensing, certification, or regulatory purposes;
■ To another government agency as required by state or federal law.
Contact Information: For questions about this notice or access to your records, you may contact the
Staff Services Analyst in the Customer Support Center at (916) 227-7527, via email at
firearms.bureau@doj.ca.gov, or by mail at P.O. Box 820200, Sacramento, CA 94203-0200.
Page of 2