Federal Firearms/Explosives Licensees

Source U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
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Dates Covered 2010 – 2013, monthly
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The ATF Federal Firearms Licensee database lists all federally approved gun dealers in the United States. That includes stores, rifle clubs, museums and individuals who want to own guns that require a ATF permit. After Congress enacted the Brady bill, licenses for dealerships became quite expensive and, consequently, the number of licensees has fallen noticeably.

You can access the data in CSV or Excel format, by state and month on the ATF website here: http://www.atf.gov/content/firearms/firearms-industry/listing-FFLs


Record layouts and samples of this database

Readme (as of 2013) (FFL_readme.txt) 3.6 KB
Layout (as of 2013) (FFL_Layout.txt) 2.5 KB

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