BATFE Letter Requesting Removal of a SBR/SBS from the NFRTR

Below is a generic letter that can be sent to the BATFE when an individual wishes to convert a Title II firearm (short barreled shotgun or short barreled rifle) back into a Title 1 firearm. If you want a Word version of the below form, click hereYou should send the letter certified mail and keep the receipt because even though the letter requests a confirmation, the BATFE is notorious for not responding.

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Attention: NFA Branch
244 Needy Rd
Martinsburg, WV 25405-9431
RE: Removal of a SBR/SBS from the NFRTR

To Whom It May Concern:

I would like to advise the NFA Branch that a [Short Barreled Shotgun OR Short Barreled Rifle] previously registered by me on a Form 1 has been permanently returned to a Title I status firearm. I am respectfully requesting that the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record (NFRTR) be modified to reflect this change in status. Lastly, I am sending this letter in duplicate and request that one copy be returned to me along with a letter stating that NFRTR has been modified to reflect the change in status.

Name & location of original manufacturer: _____

Type of firearm: _____

Caliber, Gauge or Size: ___

Model: ___

Length of barrel: ____ (now returned to [x]”)

Length overall: ____ (now [x]”)

Serial number: ____

Thanking you in advance, I am

[Typed Name]


•Two Copies of this Letter
• Previously Executed Form 1

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