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I just submitted my very first eForms transfer, a Form 3 to another FFL/SOT.  What is the current expected processing time for these?  Do they send you an email when it is complete, or do you have to keeping logging into the system and looking for it?  (Does it "pop up" somehow when you log in, and let you know it is done/approved?)  I'm new to this eForms stuff, always did it on paper before!  Thanks for any info/advice.

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When you Efile you get a “submitted/ In process” email. Then in about seven days you get an “Approved” email with the attached form 3. Keep in mind you can’t see the approved pdf with a mobile email. You will need to access it form a computer or direct email client. FYI 9/10 they approve on a wenesday when the Efile system is down. Gives them a chance to get caught up! Ymmv. 

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I submitted a eForm 3 on 12/30.. and still waiting.  Not sure why it is taking so long..  Other people I know have been doing eForms and it takes less than a 2 days. I have heard there has been an up rise of suppressor sales so wondering if that's why it is taking so long!

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I submitted an eForm 3 on 12/15 and it was approved on 12/16. I was to a large distributor so maybe they get spacial treatment, I dunno.

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Finally approved on Sunday.  Took longer than normal.. I heard there was rush to  buy  suppressors before the end of the  year..

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Does anyone have the email address of NFA Branch, to send them info so they can add guns onto an SOT's eforms account inventory?  Any special way that is done?

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Had one take 7 days (filed last Monday and approved this Monday) then had one filed this Monday and it was approved Tuesday! 

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14 hours ago, MP5 said:

Does anyone have the email address of NFA Branch, to send them info so they can add guns onto an SOT's eforms account inventory?  Any special way that is done?

nfafax@atf.gov

I sent them a form 5 to add personal weapons to my FFL eforms. Took a week or so

you can email sot@atf.gov and ask them but i got multiple different answers

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On 1/11/2021 at 9:55 AM, Ryo said:

Finally approved on Sunday.  Took longer than normal.. I heard there was rush to  buy  suppressors before the end of the  year..

This

about the 1 week in december they started getting slow form all the orders after the election, few took week plus, after the 1st week in jan they were back to normal, only taking a couple days at most, last week or so they have been w/n a day.

 

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2 hours ago, taylorwso said:

nfafax@atf.gov

I sent them a form 5 to add personal weapons to my FFL eforms. Took a week or so

you can email sot@atf.gov and ask them but i got multiple different answers

Yes, if you call the ATF they'll tell you to file a tax free Form 5, check Other and note add to online inventory.  I have also had luck sending an Ask the Experts question in eForms and then emailing the respondent my F4, YMMV on that.

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