STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 4546 (Rev. 05/2015) PAGE 1 of 4
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BUREAU OF FIREARMS
NOTICE OF NO LONGER IN POSSESSION
(Pen. Code § 28000)
DOJ/BOF Case No.:
Check appropriate box:
Handgun/Long Gun
(complete sections A,B,D,E)
Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle
(complete sections A,C,D,E)
A. Owner Information
Last Name First Name Middle Name Date of Birth
Residence Street Address City State Zip Code
Mailing Address (if different) City State Zip Code
CA DL, ID, or Military ID No.
Telephone Number
( )
Is the owner deceased?
Yes
No
Date of Death County of Death
B. Handgun/Long Gun Information
Date Purchased/Acquired Serial Number
If Handgun:
Semi-auto Revolver Single Shot Other
If Long Gun:
Rifle Shotgun
Make (as stamped on firearm) Model (3032 Tomcat, KP95, 17C) Caliber Firearm Origin (US, Italy, China) Barrel Length
C. Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle Information - Voluntary cancellation of registration (Cal. Code Reg., tit. 11, § 5473)
AWR/.50 BMG Registration No. Serial Number Make (as stamped on firearm)
Model (e.g., AK47, AR15, TEC 9)
Caliber
D. Disposition (see detailed instructions on reverse)
Seized by or surrendered to law enforcement agency - law enforcement agency name and signature required:
Law enforcement agency: Report No.:
and/or agent or representative:
Signature:
Date:
Reported to law enforcement as: Lost Stolen
Report No.: Date:
Sold/transferred to a licensed firearms dealer:
Dealer name: Date:
Dealer address:
Sold/transferred to a family member or private party:
Transferee name: Transfer date:
Transferee address:
Transferee telephone:
Firearms Ownership Record/Operation of Law/Intra familial transfer submitted
Copy of completed form or DOJ acknowledgement letter attached
Verified destroyed:
Destruction method:
Verification (i.e. insurance claim)
attached.
Destruction date:
No longer resident of California:
New state/country of residence: Date residency established:
Copy of government issued identification attached from new state/country of residence
Transferred firearms to person/dealer in another state:
Transferee name: Transfer date:
Transferee address: Transferee telephone:
Documentation of sale/transfer attached
Federal Firearms License No. (if applicable):
Returned to dealer/manufacturer:
Dealer/manufacturer name: Return date:
Dealer/manufacturer address:
Documentation from manufacturer attached
E. Declaration
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California the forgoing is true and correct.
Signature: Date:
STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 4546 (Rev. 05/2015) PAGE 2 of 4
Notice of No Longer in Possession
Completion Instructions
Type of Firearm
Check the appropriate box. Use one form per firearm. For additional firearm(s), please use the included supplemental page
and make as many copies as necessary.
Enter the requested information. If you are submitting this form for a deceased person, check "yes," and list the date and
county of death. To expedite processing of your request, please include a copy of the death certificate with this form.
Complete this section if you checked the Handgun/Long Gun box. Do not complete this section if you checked the Assault
Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle box and entered firearm information in Section C.
Complete this section if the firearm is a registered Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle. Do not complete this section if you
checked the Handgun/Long Gun box and entered firearm information in Section B. Completion of Section C will result in the
cancellation of the registration of the Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle.
Check the appropriate box and complete the required information.
• If you check "Seized by or surrendered to law enforcement agency," an agent or representative from the listed
law enforcement agency must verify and enter the requested information, sign, and date this form. Attach a copy of a
police report or written confirmation from the agency.
• If you check "Reported to law enforcement" as "Lost" or "Stolen," enter the number and date of the police report and
attach a copy of the report or written confirmation from the agency.
• If you check "Sold/transferred to a licensed firearms dealer," list the name and address of the licensed California firearms
dealer who conducted the sale or transfer, and the date of the sale or transfer.
• If you check "Sold/transferred to a family member or private party," list the name, address and telephone number of the
person who purchased/obtained the firearm and the date of the sale or transfer. (NOTE: As of 01/01/1991, a sale or
transfer must be completed through a licensed firearms dealer when neither party involved in the sale or transfer of a
firearm has a dealer's license issued pursuant to Penal Code section 26700.) The Department of Justice (DOJ) will not
process this form until and unless DOJ receives either a Dealer's Record of Sale (documenting a sale of a firearm through a
dealer), a Firearms Ownership Record, an Operation of Law/Intra-familial Transfer submitted by the person who purchased/
obtained the firearm (i.e transfers between immediate family members pursuant to Penal Code section 27870) or a DOJ
acknowledgement letter to document the sale or transfer. (Pen. Code, § 27545)
• If you check "Verified destroyed," list the date and method of destruction. You must also attach written verification of the
destruction (i.e. copy of an insurance claim for the destroyed firearm or statement from gunsmith or manufacturer stating
that the firearm was not repairable and could not be made operable).
• If you check "No longer a resident of California," list the date that you established residency in a state outside of California
or country outside of the United States. You must also attach a legible copy of your government issued identification from
the other state or country.
• If you check "Transferred firearm out of state," list the name and address of the person who purchased/obtained the
firearm and the date of the sale or transfer, and the name, address, telephone number and, if known, the Federal Firearms
License (FFL) number of the firearms dealer(s) who conducted the sale/transfer. You must also attach any relevant
documentation of the sale or transfer, such as a sales receipt.
• If you check "Returned to dealer/manufacturer," list the name and address of the manufacturer. You must also attach
documentation showing that the dealer/manufacturer received the firearm from you and did not redeliver it to you.
You must read, sign and date the declaration.
NOTE: The DOJ may not be able to disassociate you from the listed firearm(s) without adequate supporting
documentation (i.e., police reports, dealer transfer information, details of transfer to private party).
Section A - Owner Information
Section B - Handgun/Long Gun Information
Section C - Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle Information
Section D - Disposition
Part E - Declaration
Mail completed Notice of No Longer in Possession and copies of any required documents to:
Department of Justice
Bureau of Firearms
P.O. Box 820200
Sacramento, CA 94203-0200
For questions, please visit the Bureau of Firearms website at www.oag.ca.gov/firearms
STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 4546 (Rev. 05/2015) PAGE 3 of 4
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BUREAU OF FIREARMS
NOTICE OF NO LONGER IN POSSESSION
Supplement Page
Supplement Page.: DOJ/BOF Case No.:
Check appropriate box:
Handgun/Long Gun
(complete sections A,B,D,E)
Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle
(complete sections A,C,D,E)
A. Owner Information
Last Name First Name Middle Name Date of Birth
Residence Street Address City State Zip Code
Mailing Address (if different) City State Zip Code
CA DL, ID, or Military ID No.
Telephone Number
( )
Is the owner deceased?
Yes No
Date of Death County of Death
B. Handgun/Long Gun Information
Date Purchased/Acquired Serial Number
If Handgun:
Semi-auto Revolver Single Shot Other
If Long Gun:
Rifle Shotgun
Make (as stamped on firearm) Model (3032 Tomcat, KP95, 17C) Caliber Firearm Origin (US, Italy, China) Barrel Length
C. Assault Weapon/.50 BMG Rifle Information - Voluntary cancellation of registration (Cal. Code Reg., tit. 11, § 5473)
AWR/.50 BMG Registration No.
Serial Number Make (as stamped on firearm) Model (e.g., AK47, AR15, TEC 9) Caliber
D. Disposition (see detailed instructions on reverse)
Seized by or surrendered to law enforcement agency - law enforcement agency name and signature required:
Law enforcement agency: Report No.:
and/or agent or representative:
Signature:
Date:
Reported to law enforcement as: Lost Stolen
Report No.: Date:
Sold/transferred to a licensed firearms dealer:
Dealer name: Date:
Dealer address:
Sold/transferred to a family member or private party:
Transferee name: Transfer date:
Transferee address:
Transferee telephone:
Firearms Ownership Record/Operation of Law/Intra familial transfer submitted
Copy of completed form or DOJ acknowledgement letter attached
Verified destroyed:
Destruction method:
Verification (i.e. insurance claim)
attached
Destruction date:
No longer resident of California:
New state/country of residence: Date residency established:
Copy of government issued identification attached from new state/country of residence
Transferred firearms to person/dealer in another state:
Transferee name: Transfer date:
Transferee address: Transferee telephone:
Documentation of sale/transfer attached
Federal Firearms License No. (if applicable):
Returned to dealer/manufacturer:
Dealer/manufacturer name: Return date:
Dealer/manufacturer address:
Documentation from manufacturer attached
E. Declaration
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California the forgoing is true and correct.
Signature: Date:
STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BOF 4546 (Rev. 05/2015) PAGE 4 of 4
Privacy Notice
As Required by Civil Code § 1798.17
Collection and Use of Personal Information. The Bureau of Firearms in the Department of Justice
collects the information requested on this form as authorized by Penal Code section 28000. The Bureau
of Firearms uses this information to record a notice that a person is no longer in possession of a firearm.
In addition, any personal information collected by state agencies is subject to the limitations in the
Information Practices Act and state policy. The Department of Justice's general privacy policy is
available at http://oag.ca.gov/privacy-policy.
Providing Personal Information. All the personal information requested in the form must be provided.
This form will not be processed for failure to provide all personal information requested.
Access to Your Information. You may review the records maintained by the Bureau of Firearms in the
Department of Justice that contain your personal information, as permitted by the Information Practices
Act. See below for contact information.
Possible Disclosure of Personal Information. In order to record a notice that a person is no longer in
possession of a firearm, we may need to share the information you give us with any peace officer or
other person designated by the Attorney General upon request.
The information you provide may also be disclosed in the following circumstances:
· In response to a Public Records Act request, as allowed by the Information Practices Act;
· To another government agency as required by state or federal law;
· In response to a court or administrative order, a subpoena, or a search warrant.
Contact Information. For questions about this notice or access to your records, you may contact the
Department of Justice, Bureau of Firearms at (916) 227-7527 or P.O. Box 820200, Sacramento, CA
94203-0200.
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