Section 923 (g), Title 18 U.S.C., requires each Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) to report the theft/loss of a rearm from the licensee's inventory, from the collection of a licensed
collector, or any rearm which has been transferred from the licensee's inventory to a personal collection and held as a personal rearm for at least one year. The licensee must report the
theft/loss within 48 hours of discovery to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) by calling 1-888-930-9275, preparing this form, and contacting local law
This form should not be used by common carriers for reporting the theft/loss of firearms. Thefts/losses from interstate shipments must continue to be reported on
ATF Form 3310.6, Interstate Firearms Shipment Report of Theft/Loss.
6. Upon completion, a copy must be maintained at your premises as part
of your permanent records, and a copy should be forwarded to the Stolen
Firearms Program (see instruction 1 in this section). In the event that you
do not have access to the internet or a fax machine, remit original to the
Bureau of ATF
National Tracing Center
Attn: Stolen Firearms Program
244 Needy Road
Martinsburg, WV 25405
5. The description of the lost or stolen firearms provided in Section B of this
form should be identical to the information contained in the Record of
Acquisition and Disposition required by 27 CFR Part 178, Subpart H.
7. Should any of the firearms be located, they should be re-entered into
the Record of Acquisition and Disposition as an acquisition entry, and
notification should be made to the Stolen Firearms Program.
8. Additional forms may be obtained online via atf.gov/resource-center/forms
library, or through the ATF Distribution Center via atf.gov/distribution-
center-order-form, or by calling (703) 870-7256.
Instructions To Federal Firearms Licensees
1. Federal Firearm Licensees must report the theft/loss of firearms to the
ATF Stolen Firearms Program within 48 hours of discovery. The
Stolen Firearms Program can be reached via phone (toll free 888-930-9275)
or via email (email@example.com). Your message or email will be
answered/returned within the same or next business day. You may email
your reports to firstname.lastname@example.org, or submit them via fax to
(304)260-3671 or (304)260-3676.
2. This form is to be used to provide written notication of rearms thefts/losses
to the ATF Stolen Firearms Program. You must document in Section B the
date that you reported the information to ATF. The ATF Issued Incident
Number will be provided to you at a later time to record in your Record of
Acquisition and Disposition.
3. A separate form is required for each theft/loss incident. This form must be
signed and dated in ink. Please use ATF Form 3310.11A, Federal Firearms
Licensee Theft/Loss Report Continuation Sheet, when the number of
lost/stolen rearms exceeds the space allowed in Section C.
4. Federal Firearms Licensees must reflect the theft/loss as a disposition
entry in the Record of Acquisition and Disposition required by 27 CFR
Part 178 Subpart H. The disposition entry should indicate whether the
incident is a theft or loss, the ATF Issued Incident Number, and the Incident
Number provided by the local law enforcement agency.
1. Short-barreled shotgun - Shotguns with barrels less than 18 inches long
or any weapon made from a shotgun having an overall length of less
than 26 inches or a barrel less than 18 inches in length.
2. Short-barreled rifle - Rifles with barrels less than 16 inches long, or
any weapon made from a rifle having an overall length of less than 26
inches or a barrel less than 16 inches in length.
3. Any other weapon - A weapon, except a conventional pistol or revolver
having a rifled bore, capable of firing a shot and being concealed on the
person. Examples include: "pen guns" ostensibly designed to expel tear
gas but which fire fixed ammunition. H & R Handy Guns; Ithaca
Auto-Burglar guns; can guns; and gadget-type firearms.
5. Destructive device - Destructive devices include explosive, incendiary
including so called "molotov cocktails", or poison gas: bombs, grenades,
rockets, missiles, mines, and similar devices. Included in this category are
weapons with bore of more than one-half inch in diameter, except a shotgun
shell (for example anti-tank guns, bazookas and mortars). This includes
any combination of parts designed or intended to convert a device into a
6. Muffler or silencer - A device for silencing, muffling, or diminishing the
report of any portable firearm. This includes any combination of part
designed or redesigned and intended for use in assembling a silencer/muffler
or any part intended only for use in assembly of a silencer or muffler.
4. Machinegun - Any weapon which shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be
readily restored to shoot, automatically more than one shot, without manual
reloading, by single function of the trigger. The term also includes the
frame or receiver of any such weapon, any combination of parts designed
and intended for use in converting a weapon into a machinegun, and
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice
The information required on this form is in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this information is to provide notification to
ATF of the theft or loss of firearms from the inventory of a Federal Firearms Licensee and from the collection of a licensed collector, including firearms falling
within the purview of the National Firearms Act (NFA). The information is subject to inspection by ATF offices. The information on this form is required by 18
U.S.C. § 923(g)(6).
The estimate average burden associated with this collection is 24 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 directed to Reports Management Officer, Document Services,
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
ATF E-Form 3310.11
Revised November 2017
any combination of parts from which a machinegun can be assembled if
such parts are in the possession or under the control of a person.
The following rearms fall within the purview of the NFA under 27 U.S.C § 5845.