Declare firearms in writing to a customs officer at the point of entry to Canada, using the Non-Resident Firearm Declaration (form RCMP 5589). If you do not have a licence, if your licence has expired, or if you want to get a PAL for a different class of firearm, use form RCMP 5592. To apply for an ATT, owners of restricted or prohibited firearms should call the CFP or submit form RCMP 5490. Authorization to Transport Restricted Firearms and Prohibited Firearms, form RCMP 5490, to the Chief...
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Hey guys Steve from Tompkins and today I have with me Jennifer Jennifer and I are going to take a few minutes to kind of describe and explain how 4473 works what some of the different sections are and what they mean and hopefully clarify some of the issues that we see in the store and we we have to be careful that we're not crossing a lines legally as to what ATF allows us to say or not say so we're going to kind of be as careful as we can and we want to actually preface this by saying we are not attorneys this is not the the end-all answer so double check us make sure what we're telling you correct but this is what we're saying is this is the best of our understanding as it is today this could some obviously change in the future so as as of today this is the our best understanding of the 4473 so Jennifer is kind of our although we are not experts we will say Jennifer is our resident expert on 4473 so she's going to kind of help go through at least the top section and tell us what to look for what to watch out for and help us understand some of the common mistakes that we see in a gun shop do you want to go ahead yeah started and the first line is just last name first name middle name just like any other thing they have to fill out if you do have a full middle name you have to use that it can't just be the initial unfortunately would you see that one a lot about cadence and cadence also after your last name you're a junior the second the third it's going to be right after your last name on the form if you are a second third or junior it has to be on your form so that would be under number one where their last name is they would put that after them okay and current resident address is part of number two it has to be your legal address and we do have to have something that proves that you live there so a lot of times we do the unmatching addresses and that's a big issue okay and place of birth US city and state or foreign country now yup good height weight gender birthday it's pretty basic on that one a Social Security number is on the form but it is also optional you don't have to put your social security number if you're not willing to and they do say it's all-or-nothing though you can't just put your last four so that's part of it that you have to look at - question number 10 a lot of people miss and two separate parts to it they are asking for your ethnicity and your race so you have to answer if you are Hispanic or Latino or not Hispanic or Latino and then select black or african-american why Asian as well and then goes into question number 11 which I will let Steve go ahead and discuss so I'm going to I'm gonna explain question 11 which is has several parts here but you know common a few mistakes that we see up top is often people will skip 10 a which is a separate question than 10 B so you want to make sure that you that you do answer both 10 a and 10 B when you're filling out your 4473 also another common thing that we see is where it says...

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