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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles, ATF F 6 (5330.3A) Part I

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice.


30-Day notice.


The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection which was previously known as Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Implements of War, ATF F 6 (5330.3A) Part I, was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 36583, on June 7, 2016, allowing for a 60-day comment period. All previous references to “Implements of War” were changed to “Defense Articles,” since “Implements of War” was not defined in the regulations and Defense Articles is the legal description, defined in 27 CFR part 447.


Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until September 21, 2016.

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If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Desiree M. Dickinson, IOI/Industry Liaison, Firearms and Explosives Imports Branch, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405, at email: Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to

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Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points:

  • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
  • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
  • Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and
  • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

1. Type of information collection: Revision of a currently approved collection.

2. The title of the form/collection: Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles.

3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection:

Form number: ATF F 6 (5330.3A) Part I.

Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice.

4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract:

Primary: Business or other for-profit.

Other: Individuals or households, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government.

Abstract: The application and subsequent permit are used to bring firearms, ammunition and defense articles into the United States.

5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 10,000 respondents will take 30 minutes to complete the form.

6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 6,500 hours.

If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3E-405B, Washington, DC 20530.

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Dated: August 17, 2016.

Jerri Murray,

Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.

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[FR Doc. 2016-19987 Filed 8-19-16; 8:45 am]