Low Cost, ATF Service Plan For Every Budget
Expert-level ATF Compliance For Less Than You Can Hire


Starting at $175 / month; Compare to 1 Attorney Hour at $300 – $700 
Unlimited Access to Former Industry Attorneys and FFL / SOT Executives
Easy to Budget – Far Less than the Cost of an In-House Resource
Embed ATF Compliance Into Your Firearm Business
We Build Policy, SOPs, Train, Compile ATF Forms and Manage Transactions

We Exist So You Can Focus on Running A Business 

We Know Your Challenge: Complying with a complex system of Federal and State regulations, enhancing inventory accuracy and availability, while optimizing your business with modern technology.

The Bottom Line: The Orchid Advisors’ Co-Sourced ATF Compliance Program is the first ATF Service Plan of its kind, offering FFL and SOT (Class 3 Licensing), On-call Regulatory Compliance Expertise, Compliance Technology (Electronic Bound Book, e4473, and ATF eForms), and on-call ATF Inspection Support.

ATF, Import, and NFA Included – We Don’t Try and “Up charge” you. We understand that you take compliance seriously but that you also need to focus on your growth and profitability. So, why spend time searching for an ATF compliance professional?

Overnight we can provide you with access to an on-site or on-call resource:

  • That is nationally recognized and ATF respected expert
  • Has remediate issues identified by the ATF and alleviate future concerns
  • Will provide you with unlimited on-call support to address questions and liaise with ATF
  • Monitor and align your regulatory and operations objectives efficiently and effectively

And here’s the best part – Our cost structure is far less than you would otherwise spend on a dedicated resource and you’ll likely mitigate costly interruptions or legal fees association with non-compliance.

Features of an Co-Sourced ATF Compliance Manager

The following are the core features of our outsourced ATF Compliance Professional Services. However, are ATF service plan can be customized to your specific needs and budget.

On-Staff and On-call: Assignment of a dedicated compliance executive who is nationally recognized and respected by ATF officials. The individual will continue to report directly to a person of your choice and will train all relevant employees on role-specific compliance duties and roles. As needed the Compliance Manager will

  • Participate in monthly executive meetings remotely or on-site as needed.
  • We recommend standing weekly meetings and a project plan to guide and measure our progress.
  • Will also be available, on-call, on an unlimited basis to respond to your immediate ATF needs.

Immediate Execution: We will provide sustained progress with the launch or management of your operations. This includes developing and implementing best in class standards for your retail, distribution or manufacturing FFL. Additionally, we will:

  • Provide licensing guidance and assistance.
  • Recommend electronic bound book and ATF e4473 or NFA eForms software.
  • Prepare for an ATF inspection

Responsibilities of A Co-Sourced ATF Compliance Manager 

FFL and SOT Licensing

Get or manage your FFL or SOT so that you can make, distribute or sell firearms. We provide step-by-step guidance through each of the forms, or help you relocate or sell your firearms business.

ATF Training and Tools

Our training was designed and delivered by former ATF investigators, former attorneys and FFLs just like you. We provide both on-site and online training, including access to the Orchid FFL University – Over 100 online courses and quizzes.

eBound Book and e4473

The only Electronic Bound Book, e4473 and ATF eForms designed and managed by a compliance firm. Our FFL solutions are 2016-1 compliant, simple to use and provide confidence during your inspection.

Legal Services

Partnered with FFL Law Group, all members get Legal Services. And, inside the Orchid Software Portal you’ll find an Electronic Bound Book, Inventory Management software, the Orchid FFL University, a State and ATF Firearms Tracker and more.

Standard Operating Procedures

Our FFL Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) map the legal and regulatory requirements your business process. This increases the likelihood that employees will keep your FFL compliant.

Recurring ATF Mock Inspections

Designed by former ATF investigators, our Mock Inspection mirrors the exact procedures of the ATF. We’ll identify your license risk and help you legally eliminate future violations. Staying compliant is much cheaper than hiring a defense lawyer.

We’ve guided over 65,000,000 compliant firearms transactions and growing – the most in the United States. Pass your next ATF Inspection with confidence and reduce your legal expenses.

How Do We Engage Orchid?

It all starts with a simple email or a phone call. During our first no-cost discussion we’ll ask questions to better understand your needs, your timeline and business objectives. Our team of experts will provide recommended next steps with no-obligation to you.

How Much Does It Cost?

We price our ATF service plan for every budget and there is no set cost. We don’t believe in price gauging and would prefer to work with you, as your partner, than not. We understand that the firearms industry has many different sized companies and we aspire to continue serving all of you. Don’t hesitate to ask us about pricing or mention your pricing thresholds.