Void/No Transfer a 4473

You should only Void/No Transfer a 4473 when the 4473 has been cancelled by the buyer or seller for any reason.


DO NOT Void/No Transfer a 4473 when a “Denied” response is received from the state or federal background check system you use.

DO NOT check “Cancelled” in Q27b or Q27c unless you received a response of “Cancelled” from the state or federal background check system you use.

DO NOT enter a Transfer Date into Q36.

If the buyer filled out their section of the 4473, the 4473 MUST be printed and stored and filled numerically.

If the buyer filled out their section of the 4473, and you store your 4473s electronically, the 4473 MUST be saved as a Void/No Transfer and filled numerically.


To Complete an electronic 4473 as a Void/No Transfer you must complete these steps in FastBound.

  • Add the Item the buyer was interested in purchasing (this should already be done)

  • A contact must be linked to the 4473

  • If you completed a background check

    • Q27 must be answered

  • If you did not complete a background check

    • Q27 must not be answered

  • Questions 34 and 35 MUST be answered

  • Question 36 “Date Transferred” MUST NOT be answered

  • The 4473 MUST NOT have a TTSN

  • If you are storing the printed copy of the 4473

    • The 4473 MUST be Printed

    • The printed 4473 MUST be filed numerically in your Void/No Transfer file

  • If you are storing your 4473s electronically

    • The electronic 4473 must be saved in with your other your Void/No Transfer 4473s

  • Click the Print or Preview button

  • Close the 4473 preview page

  • Click Yes you printed the form or Yes you previewed the form

  • If you are storing your 4473s electronically you must send them to your 4473 cloud storage provider.

  • Click the ‘Void/No Transfer’ button

  • Enter the date the 4473 was Void/No Transfer’d

  • Enter a Note explaining why the 4473 was Void/No Transfer

  • Click the ‘Continue’ button

After the 4473 has been marked as Void/No Transfer, FastBound will remove the 4473 and mark the Contact with a status of Caution and save the notes entered.

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