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Do I need to submit a 5330.20 if I am using eForms?

John Pierce

Staff member
May 5, 2006
For those of you who are not familiar with ATF Form 5330.20, it is also known as a Certification of Compliance with 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(5)(B).

For those who are still lost, it is a form on which an NFA applicant certifies that they are a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien.

However, a trust doesn’t easily fall into such categories and therefore the question of whether or not a 5330.20 is required for trust applicants has some history.

Excerpt ... read more at The Law Office of John Pierce, Esq.