Paper Form1 disapproved after 12 months

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Swbeckmetal
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Paper Form1 disapproved after 12 months

Post by Swbeckmetal » Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:00 pm

I’ve searched the web to find anybody who has the same problem I have.

I buy firearms fairly regularly and every time my ffl runs my background check through NICS I get the “delay” which lasts about ten minutes and then the “proceed” come through and I take home the new gun with a big smile.

So imagine my surprise when my paper form1 comes back after waiting a year with a disapproved because of NICS/ FBI background status of “open”.

The really sad news is that I also have a form4 for a suppressor waiting for disapproval which has also been a year.
I have no criminal history. Just some old traffic stuff but no violence no drugs and no felonies

I bought the form1 and the silencer through SilencerShop.

Anyone else have this problem or maybe a solution?

Thanks
Swbeckmetal

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John A.
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Re: Paper Form1 disapproved after 12 months

Post by John A. » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:19 pm

I would imagine that there may be an "open" case involving perhaps your name.

Or perhaps they tried to contact you (by mail) and it got lost or undelivered and they didn't receive a response within the 30 days?

Or perhaps they got a "match" on your fingerprints.

If you call the NFA branch in Martinsburg WV, they may be able to give you more information about why you were denied.

At any rate, that really bites if you have waited a year and they screwed up and you have to start over again.
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Re: Paper Form1 disapproved after 12 months

Post by gsyoung54 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:31 am

Swbeckmetal wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:00 pm
I’ve searched the web to find anybody who has the same problem I have.

I buy firearms fairly regularly and every time my ffl runs my background check through NICS I get the “delay” which lasts about ten minutes and then the “proceed” come through and I take home the new gun with a big smile.

So imagine my surprise when my paper form1 comes back after waiting a year with a disapproved because of NICS/ FBI background status of “open”.

The really sad news is that I also have a form4 for a suppressor waiting for disapproval which has also been a year.
I have no criminal history. Just some old traffic stuff but no violence no drugs and no felonies

I bought the form1 and the silencer through SilencerShop.

Anyone else have this problem or maybe a solution?

Thanks
Swbeckmetal
Consider getting a UPIN number from the Feds. I think it stands for Unique Personal Identification Number and you can use it in the future on all gun purchases and they will not have to run a NICS check on you. Shouid be able to also use it for NFA stuff.
I had problems like you because there were two bad guys with the same name as me and that's enough to flag your request, even if your birthdate, Social, ethnicity, State of residence are different from the felons.
George from Alaska

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