What Is The Legal Process For Converting A New Pistol To An Sbr?

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What is the legal process for converting a new pistol to an SBR?

If the firearm is legally registered as a pistol then the method to convert it to an SBR is incredibly simple. Obtain a copy of a ATF Form 1 “Application to Make and Register a Firearm”. Purchase a $200 tax stamp from the ATF and affix it to the form AFTER you have filled out the form and reviewed it for accuracy. Purchase a pair of 2x2 photographs and affix to the form. Send in the completed form. OR You complete all of this on the ATF website at Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Q. Do I have to engrave the firearm? A. No..and yes. If you plan to keep the weapon for yourself and have no intention of selling it then you do not need to engrave it. While it is considered re-manufactured the current serial number is all the ATF needs as long as it is in your possession. If you plan to sell the firearm later then you will need to have it engraved with the appropriate info beforehand. This is covered in the ATF FAQ section. Q. How do I get an $200 tax stamp? A. You can apply through the ATF and wait for them to send you one within 2 months or more. Alternatively you can fill out the Form 1 at the ATF website and pay the $200 during that process if you have a credit card available. Q. Which is better, online or on paper? A. Online registration is faster and often has a faster return. There are some caveats such as restrictions on the type of electronic files types that can be submitted (PDF is ok) for Trust information and so on. You will need to have your 2x2 pictures scanned into electronic format as well.

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And, they have special SBR licensing fees and fees to process the registration. Here's what you have to do to convert it to an SBR: You must first take the SBR test: . Once you have passed this test, a 25 fee is assessed to you. Then, you must go to an SBR Class and take each & every exam that is offered. That's it!!! And, they give you this document that you need to get into Washington D.C. to register your SBR, That's it!!! You can make as much as 600 in the 6 months! A couple of things to keep in mind: A) It can take up to 6 months to process your conversion if you send in your form in early. You can usually go into a BAT office and get the form 3 days after your ATF form 4 has been received. And this can change at any time. B) ATF has different.

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