Some are sailing through in a few weeks. Personally – I am over 140 days now and still awaiting the arbitrary “FBI” approval (the generic answer that allows BATFE to avoid any accountability whatsoever).
I submitted my SBR eform 30 May….got the cover sheet instantly but still no stamp – “pending FBI background check” or so I was informed by asking the “expert.”
Something has changed as or March or April, and not for the better.
It’s just silly. I am a DoD contractor whos has a lengthy background check to understate it severely. Why I can’t get cleared to screw on a shorter barrel in a reasonable amount of time is beyond me given allegedly I am working for the same team….lol.
I’m a DoD contractor and do wonder if in the end my clearance slows mine down. My last Form 4 only took 89 days so I’m probably paying the piper for that small miracle.
I called today and they have everything so maybe that will send it to a higher point in the pile (since I was so nice and understanding….). Lol. We will see. It’s hard to si…[Read more]
Just for general reference I am presently at 60 days from submission (prints arrived 5 business days after submission) with no coms from BATFE yet. I filed myself (not through SS).
I think their approval times are slipping a wee bit but the consensus seems to be the 30 day thing is presently a thing of the past.