U.S. Department of Justice
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Application to Transport Interstate or to Temporarily
Export Certain National Firearms Act (NFA) Firearms
(See Reverse for Instructions and Privacy Act Information)
For ATF Use Only
NFA Control No.
Part I - Application (Submit in Duplicate) (Print or Type all Entries)
3. Dates Firearm (s) will be away from Original Location, if to be
Returned to that Location, (or dates in transit, if to be
perrmanently relocated).
1a. Telephone Number (include area code)
From (month, day, year)
To (month, day, year)
4. Firearm(s) to be Transported (Complete New Forms for Additional Firearms)
Barrel Length
Over all
Serial Number
6. Reason for Transportation of Firearms (example: Permanent change of Address)
7. Transporting From (number, street, city, county, state, and zip code)
8. Transporting To (number, street, city, county, state, and zip code)
9. Mode of Transportation (name and address of carrier, if by common or contract carrier)
Items 10 thru 12 shall be Completed if Firearm(s) is/are being Temporarily Exported.
Yes No
10. State Department License No.
11. Port of Exit
12. Port of Reentry
Note: If Firearm(s) will not be Returned or Relocated on or before the Date Specied, Submit a New ATF Form 5320.20 (see instructions “e” and “f”).
The Undersigned Certies that the Information on this Form is to the best of my knowledge and belief, true and complete, that the Transportation does not involve a
Transfer of Title, that the Transportation or Possession of the Listed Firearm(s) is not inconsistent with the Laws at the place of destination, that all such Laws will be
complied with, and that, where applicable, all temporary Export License provisions under the Arms Export Control Act of 1976 have been compiled with.
13. Signature of Owner
14. Date
Part II - Action by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
By Authority of the Director, Application to Transport or Temporarily Export the above-listed Firearm(s) to and from the Location, and for the time period indicated, is:
15. Approved (with the following conditions, if any):
16. Disapproved (for the following reason(s)):
17. Signature of Authorized ATF ocial
ATF Form 5320. 20
Revised Octobr 2019
OMB No. 1140-0010 (10/31/2022)
Type of Firearm
(Machinegun, etc.)
1. Name and Address of Registered Owner (full name, number, street, city, state and zip code)
2. Firearms to be returned to original Location
Other Legal Entity
1b. E-mail Address:
5. Mailing Address of Returned Form (if dierent than Item 1)
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a. A written request and prior authorization from ATF to transport interstate
or in foreign commerce any destructive device, machinegun, short-barreled rie,
or short-barreled shotgun is required under the provisions of Section 922 (a)
(4), Title 18, U.S.C., and Section 478.28, Title 27, CFR. A letter of request, in
duplicate, containing all information required on this form, may be submitted in
lieu of the form.
b. The registered owner of NFA rearm(s) shall complete two copies of ATF
Form 5320.20 and forward the forms to the Director, Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV
25405 (Attention: NFA Division). The form can be submitted via facsimile to
the NFA Division at (304) 616-4501 or may be scanned and emailed to
c. All signatures on both copies of the form shall be in ink. All other entries on the
form shall be printed in ink or typewritten.
ATF Form 5320. 20
Revised October 2019
d. The origianl of ATF Form 5320.20 will be returned to the registered
owner. Approval authorizes the registered owner to transport the
designated rearm(s) only during the time period specied in item 3.
e. In the event item 2 is checked “yes” and the rearm(s) is not
returned to the original location by the date specied. the registered
owner shall submit a new application on ATF Form 5320.20 to
receive approval to return the rearm(s).
f. If a contract or common carrier is used to transport the rearm(s) a
copy of ATF Form 5320.20 shall be furnished to the carrier and
shall be in the possession of the carrier for the duration of the
transportation. This will meet the requirements of sections 922(e)
and (f) of the Gun Control Act of 1968.
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice
This form is in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information you provide is used to compile statistics on the manufacture and exportation of
rearms. The furnishing of this information is mandatory (18 U.S.C. § 921(g)).
The estimated average burden associated with this collection of information is 45 minutes per respondent or recordkeeper, depending on individual circumstances. Comments
concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be addressed to Reports Management Ocer, Resource Management Sta,
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Washington, DC 20226.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Privacy Act Information
The following information is provided pursuant to Section 3 of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(3)):
1. Authority. Solicitation of this information is made pursuant to the Gun Control Act of 1968 (18 U.S.C. 922(a)(4)). Disclosure of this information by
the applicat is madatory if the applicant wishes to transport in interstate or foreign commerce any destructive device, machinegun, short-barreled shotgun,
or short-barreled rie.
2. Purpose. To determine whether the proposed transaction of the listed items is reasonably necessary and consistent with the public safety and applicable
State and local law.
3. Routine Uses. This information will be used by ATF to make the determinaation set forth in paragraph 2. No information obtained from an
application, registration, or records required to be submitted by a natural person in order to comply with provisions of the National Firearms Act or
regulations issued thereunder, shall except in connection with prosecurition or other action for furnishing false information be used, directly or
indirectly, as evidence against that person in any criminal proceeding with ling of the application.
4. Eects of Not Supplying Information Requested. Failure to supply complete information will delay processing and may cause denial of the