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What is an FFL?

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A Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) is an individual or a business entity that has obtained a license from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), a branch of the U.S. Department of Justice. This license grants them legal authorization to engage in the commercial sale, manufacture, or importation of firearms and ammunition.

Having an FFL implies that the licensee has undergone a thorough vetting process and is subject to a set of stringent government regulations designed to ensure that firearms transactions are conducted lawfully and responsibly. This includes maintaining comprehensive records of firearm acquisitions and dispositions, conducting background checks on prospective buyers to verify eligibility, and adhering to specific security and reporting requirements. helps you find an FFL near you.