Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Possible ATF Form 6NIA Processing Delays

Processing an application to visit the USA with a firearm?

The ATF is showing a projected 3 month processing time, due to staffing shortages and number of applications to process.

No reports from anyone who recently processed a form reporting such a delay, but be warned (Don't Delay)!

VISITORS TO THE UNITED STATES, ATF Form 6NIA, Bringing Firearms Into the U.S.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Joe, one of our club members who spends winters in Florida was told the last week in November by ATF that they were projecting 8 weeks at that time. My own form 6 took 26 days in November. I think that we must be aware of the time lag required to get the paper work completed for the future.

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  2. Good Information.

    Many who have been doing this for a few years make sure they get it in well before they need it, but there are always some who are going to try to process a couple of weeks before they need it for a shoot and they may be out of luck.

    I would submit an application now, even if someone is only thinking they may cross the border, as it doesn't cost you anything if your a Canadian, as you no longer need a hunting license or shoot invitation to apply.

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