How to fill out an ATF Form 23 ( 5320.23) for a Gun Trust. This page has been updated for 41F
These links provide instructions on the ATF forms as of 2019 Form 1, Form 4, Form 5, Form 23
ALL APPLICATIONS EXCEPT FOR an ATF FORM 5 and an ATF FORM 20 MUST BE MAILED TO THE ADDRESS BELOW:
P.O. Box 5015
Portland, Oregon 97208-5015
Any applications for a Form 1, Form 4, or Form 5 must now include Fingerprint cards and pictures. The following CLEO notification must also be completed. The first 2 pages to to the ATF and the second copy without the picture and serial number are sent to the local CLEO.
Here is the link to a blank 5320.23 in a PDF. Below are some instructions. The PDF will create two copies and should be printed double sided.
Here is a link to a completed 5320.23 that can be used as a template to help you complete your blank forms.
- Select Form 1, Form 4 or Form 5 depending on the type of form you are submitting to the ATF.
- Enter the Trust Name and address from the Form 1, 4, or 5
- Please provide the information for the responsible person. Note 3E is only for the ATF version and not the copy for the CLEO notification.
- Is where information on the firearm is provided 4E is not submitted to the CLEO like with 3E
- Contains information on where you send the CLEO notification.
- Contains similar information to that found on the back of a Form 1, 4, or 5 and the answers should be based on the individual.