Frequently Asked Questions


Abbreviation Description
BATFE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Enforcement (Federal level)
BF Bureau of Firearms
BMG Browning Machine Gun
CCW Carry Concealed Weapon
CDL California Drivers License
CFD California Firearm Dealer
CID California Identification Card
COE Certificate of Eligibility
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
HSC Handguns Safety Certificate
LEGR Law Enforcement Gun Release
MCI MCI WorldCom, Communications Vendor, Facilitate DROS Transmittals to DOJ
NLIP No Longer In Possession
PC Penal Code
PFEC Personal Firearms Eligibility Check
PSD Point of Sale Device
PPT Private Party Transfer