Who needs an ATF E-form 7CR?
This form is needed by collectors of curious items and relics, namely firearms. Actually, the form is an application for a license and after approval it entitles the applicant to get the curios and relics firearms by means of interstate and foreign trade.
What is the purpose of the ATF E-form 7CR?
The Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics) is completed to receive a license. This license doesn’t give the applicants the right to hold and use the firearms, but instead entitles them to get certain type of firearms for a personal collection. The information in the form is used by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and by the Chief Law Enforcement Officer to determine if the applicant is eligible to have a licence.
What other documents must accompany the ATF E-form 7CR?
The applicant must attach the payment of the application fee ($30) to this form.
Does the form have a validity period?
If the application for the license is approved, the collector gets a license which is valid for three years. The estimated time for completing the document is 60 minutes.
What information should be provided in the ATF E-form 7CR?
The applicant will add the following information to the form:
- Name, address, telephone number of the applicant
- Trade or business name of the collector
- Payment information
- Information about the owners, partners and other responsible persons in the business (name, position, address, citizenship, date and place of birth, sex, telephone)
- Nonimmigrant alien certification of compliance
- Applicant certification
The application should be as well signed and dated by the collector.
What do I do with the form after its completion?
The application is completed in duplicate. One copy is forwarded to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and one copy, to the local Chief Law Enforcement Officer (sheriff, chief of the police, or other authorized equivalent officer)