Frequently Asked Questions


Abbreviation Description
AFS Automated Firearms System
BATFE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
BOF Bureau of Firearms
BMG Browning Machine Gun
CAV California Ammunition Vendor
CCW Carry Concealed Weapon
CDL California Drivers License
CFARS California Firearms Application Reporting System
CFD California Firearms Dealer
CID California Identification Card
COE Certificate of Eligibility
CRIS California Reporting Information System
DMV Department of Motor Vehicles
DOJ California Department of Justice
DROS Dealer Record Of Sale
FFL Federal Firearms License (Federal)
FSD Firearms Safety Device
FSC Firearms Safety Certificate
LER Law Enforcement Release
NLIP No Longer In Possession
PC Penal Code
PFEC Personal Firearms Eligibility Check
PSD Point of Sale Device
PPT Private Party Transfer
USNA Unique Serial Number Application