Sporting Goods/Firearms

Sporting Goods/Firearms

Federal
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives
1961 Stout Street Room 630 C
Denver , CO   80294
(303)844-7545
Fax: (303)844-7535
The ATF’s National Licensing Center (NLC) in Atlanta (1-866-662-2750) is responsible for licensing firearms and explosives manufacturers, importers, collectors, users, and dealers.

Link:  http://www.atf.gov/firearms/nlc/about.htm

Federal Gun Control Act requires Federal Firearms Licenses (FFL) for dealers, importers, manufacturers, wholesale distributors, collectors and pawnbrokers. Appropriate application form must be filed with this office. A separate license must be obtained for each location.
All applicants must be over 21 years of age and cannot be convicted felons or misdemeanor domestic violence.
Must comply with all local licensing and zoning regulations. Contact city, county and state authorities for more information.
Fees vary depending upon type of license required.

Link:  http://www.atf.gov/firearms/nlc/ffl/ffl_types.htm

If the business is being discontinued, the licensed dealer, manufacturer or importer must immediately notify the licensing center in Atlanta and, within 30 days, to forward his records to the ATF. Failure to surrender your required records is a felony.
State
Colorado Department of Public Safety
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
700 Kipling St #1000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4400
Fax: (303)239-4670
All handgun sales must be approved through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) “Instant Criminal Background Check System.” (12-26.5-101 through 109, C.R.S.)

Link:  http://www.cbi.state.co.us/ic/WebForms/cbiproc_nics.pdf

The following phone numbers should only be used by dealers for background checks. You may also use the Insta-Check web page: 303-239-4681 1-800-486-2023

Link:  https://instacheck.state.co.us/

The dealer must maintain the ATF’s Firearms Transaction Record (Form 4473) in accordance with federal law.
State
Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Division of Wildlife
License Services
6060 Broadway
DENVER , CO   80216
(303)268-0143
Contact for information on hunting and fishing license vendors.
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales, including guns and ammunition, are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html

Local
Local Licensing Authorities
Firearm dealers must keep a record of retail sale, rental or exchange of firearms. The record must indicate the customer’s name, age, occupation, residence address and the make, caliber, finish of the firearm and the serial number/letter. The record book must be open for inspection at all time by duly authorized police officers. (12-26-101 through 104, C.R.S.)

NOTE:  If applicable, see EXPLOSIVES
NOTE:  If applicable, see PAWNBROKER
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
NOTE:  For information about carrying and transporting firearms, see the Colorado State Patrol’s brochure,
http://www.csp.state.co.us/faq.cfm?Section_ID=14

Sporting Goods/Firearms

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Federal
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives
1961 Stout Street Room 630 C
Denver , CO   80294
(303)844-7545
Fax: (303)844-7535
The ATF’s National Licensing Center (NLC) in Atlanta (1-866-662-2750) is responsible for licensing firearms and explosives manufacturers, importers, collectors, users, and dealers.

Link:  http://www.atf.gov/firearms/nlc/about.htm

Federal Gun Control Act requires Federal Firearms Licenses (FFL) for dealers, importers, manufacturers, wholesale distributors, collectors and pawnbrokers. Appropriate application form must be filed with this office. A separate license must be obtained for each location.
All applicants must be over 21 years of age and cannot be convicted felons or misdemeanor domestic violence.
Must comply with all local licensing and zoning regulations. Contact city, county and state authorities for more information.
Fees vary depending upon type of license required.

Link:  http://www.atf.gov/firearms/nlc/ffl/ffl_types.htm

If the business is being discontinued, the licensed dealer, manufacturer or importer must immediately notify the licensing center in Atlanta and, within 30 days, to forward his records to the ATF. Failure to surrender your required records is a felony.
State
Colorado Department of Public Safety
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
700 Kipling St #1000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4400
Fax: (303)239-4670
All handgun sales must be approved through the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) “Instant Criminal Background Check System.” (12-26.5-101 through 109, C.R.S.)

Link:  http://www.cbi.state.co.us/ic/WebForms/cbiproc_nics.pdf

The following phone numbers should only be used by dealers for background checks. You may also use the Insta-Check web page: 303-239-4681 1-800-486-2023

Link:  https://instacheck.state.co.us/

The dealer must maintain the ATF’s Firearms Transaction Record (Form 4473) in accordance with federal law.
State
Colorado Department of Natural Resources
Division of Wildlife
License Services
6060 Broadway
DENVER , CO   80216
(303)268-0143
Contact for information on hunting and fishing license vendors.
State
Colorado Department of Revenue
1375 Sherman St
Denver , CO   80261
(303)238-7378
All product sales, including guns and ammunition, are subject to sales tax. Contact the Department of Revenue regarding sales tax licensing regardless of whether a business sells retail, wholesale, on consignment or at events.

Link:  http://www.revenue.state.co.us/fyi/html/sales09.html

Local
Local Licensing Authorities
Firearm dealers must keep a record of retail sale, rental or exchange of firearms. The record must indicate the customer’s name, age, occupation, residence address and the make, caliber, finish of the firearm and the serial number/letter. The record book must be open for inspection at all time by duly authorized police officers. (12-26-101 through 104, C.R.S.)

NOTE:  If applicable, see EXPLOSIVES
NOTE:  If applicable, see PAWNBROKER
NOTE:  If the cost is contingent upon weight, see WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
NOTE:  For information about carrying and transporting firearms, see the Colorado State Patrol’s brochure,
http://www.csp.state.co.us/faq.cfm?Section_ID=14
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us