Beginning July 13, 2016, the new 41F regulation will require silencer
transfer applications to include FBI fingerprints, passport photos and
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–There’s been a lot of noise about the changes coming to the silencer
industry because the new 41F regulation. But Silencer Shop has your back
with its “Powered By Silencer Shop 41F Guarantee.” It promises your
Powered By Silencer Shop Form 4 using a Trust or Corporation will be
processed under current regulations or they will give you $100.
Here’s how it works:
•Purchase an in-stock silencer and tax stamp between May 1st and July 6th
•All transfer information must be submitted to Silencer Shop by July 8th
– including requested corrections or additional information
•Other restrictions may apply, visit SilencerShop.com for details
•Silencer Shop guarantees that transfers meeting these requirements will
be submitted under the existing rules – or they’ll give you $100
The facts about the new 41F regulation:
•41F is set to be implemented July 13, 2016.
•All applications ‘Postmarked’ (submitted) before then WILL NOT be
affected by the rule change as it will not be retroactive.
•41F will require the applicant(s) to attach to the application: A
completed ATF Form 5320.23 for each responsible person. Form 5320.23
would require certain identifying information for each responsible
person, including each responsible person’s full name, position, Social
Security number (optional), home address, date and place of birth, and
country of citizenship;
• 2 x 2-inch passport style photographs of each responsible person taken
within 1 year prior to the date of the application;
• Two properly completed FBI Forms FD-258 (Fingerprint Card) for each
•You and any Co-Trustees on the Trust will be required when submitting a
tax stamp application to notify the CLEO, but WILL NOT require their
“approval.” (“requires that a copy of all applications to make or
transfer a firearm, and the specified form for responsible persons, as
applicable, be forwarded to the chief law enforcement officer (CLEO) of
the locality in which the applicant/transferee or responsible person is
located; and eliminates the requirement for a certification signed by
•Beneficiaries WILL NOT be considered responsible persons. •That means
beneficiaries will not have to do anything when a Form 4 is submitted.
•You DO NOT need to notify the ATF when you are adding a Co-Trustee to
Get the peace of mind to know you’re application is done before 41F and
done correctly! For more information about the “Powered By Silencer Shop
41F Guarantee,” visit silencershop.com
or call their headquarters at (512) 931-4556.
About Silencer Shop:
Named Dealer of the Year in 2015 by the American Suppressor Association
(ASA), Silencer Shop is now a full-fledged suppressor distributor. They
work hand-in-hand with local dealers across the U.S. to sell from their
inventory on SilencerShop.com
via their innovative Buy-It-Local Program. The Buy-It-Local Program
rolled out in August 2015 to avoid the pitfalls of business as usual.
The innovative purchasing program allows dealers to offer consumers a
wider product inventory, broadens the reach of dealers carrying local
suppressor inventory, streamlines the NFA paperwork process, enhances
exposure for local dealers, and increases the number of referrals for
local dealers from consumers who are accustomed to shopping on SilencerShop.com.
All these benefits are aimed at improving consumer satisfaction.
Gary Groppe, COO, 512-686-5900