Orchid FFL Protection Plan™

The Most Trusted FFL Program for Complying with Firearm Laws

Say Goodbye to Expensive Compliance Programs

Say Hello to Orchid FFL Protection Plan™

Join other FFLs and upgrade to a better, simpler and lower cost solution for proactively complying with GCA / NFA firearm laws, ATF regulations and other FFL responsibilities.

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Protect your FFL against anti-firearm groups

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Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Overview

The Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ is the ultimate program for FFL compliance with federal and state gun laws. FFLs that join Orchid experience broad areas of coverage with the most simple to use tools and expert resources.

FFL owners and operations benefit from access to leading firearm industry attorneys, former ATF Industry Operations Investigators (IOIs) and FFL technology experts. Our program combines years of FFL industry experience into five simplified stages that guide FFLs through the most complex ATF inspections and firearm laws.

Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Five Keys To Compliance

These Proactive Measures Were Designed by FFL Attorneys to Maximize Your Compliance with Gun Laws

Baseline Your FFL Compliance with the Firearm Laws

Eliminate Recurring FFL Legal and Compliance Risks

Proactively Maintain Licenses or Apply for a New FFL or SOT

Drive Employee Compliance with Best-in-Class FFL Training

Confidently Deploy FFL Compliance Software

Why is the Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ 
The #1 FFL Compliance Program For Firearm Laws?

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Three program options provides a much simpler platform to improve compliance and legally protect your FFL. Learn more

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Not a bait and switch that will eventually cost you major legal fees.

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Provided by the only firm with legal, compliance, technology and payment products. Our large base of FFL clients provides you with economies of scale.

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Access to the only software-driven state firearm compliance tool.

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Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ goes beyond basic legal services and includes a deep understanding of FFL operations, firearm construct, state firearm laws and more.

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Don’t get nickel and dimed with NFA and other program upgrades.

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Compare over 100 online training modules to other offerings which stop at 10.

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And much more!

Orchid FFL Protection PlansTM

Offering Far Greater Value at a Much Lower Price
Compare Us Today and Join the Ultimate FFL Protection Plan

Startup Plan
Price
$1,500
One Time Fee
Establish a Legal FFL Baselline
Access to Flat Rate Attorney - Client Privilege Protection plan members gain access to flat rate, attorney / client privileged services from our partner firm, FFL Law.
Orchid Insights and FFL Legal News Stay current on the most pressing federal and state firearm laws, regulatory updates and firearms compliance education.
24x7 Legal and Compliance Help Desk (Including NFA) All clients have access to contact the industry's only live 24x7 Help Desk with questions about firearm laws and FFL compliance topics. Unlike other programs there is no upcharge for NFA topics such as trusts and NFA forms.
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Facility Compliance Posters Stay in front of compliance issues with employee visual reminders of key firearm laws and ATF compliance regulations such as identifying straw purchases and properly marking firearms.
Attorney Drafted ATF Communications (eDocs) Access the first and only software with attorney pre-drafted ATF communications such as license renewals, offsite storage notifications and other key correspondence.
Baseline Review of Prior ATF Report of Violations and Recommendations Every program starts with a review of your last ATF Inspection Report of Violations (ROV) for key triggers related to GCA / NFA laws and future inspection risks.
Eliminate FFL Legal and Compliance Risk
Bound Book Monitor and Action Report ATF compliance isn't a one-time event and staying on top of FFL transactions is critical to a safe operation. Our FFL Bound Book monitor continuously tests transactions in your Orchid eBoundTM book for potential ATF inspection violations.
ATF e4473 vs Paper Usage Report Are you using an e4473 but finding some store employees continue to use paper forms? Easily monitor usage with our e4473 usage reports. (requires use of Orchid eBound)
ATF e4473 Sample Audit and Action Report Beyond ensuring usage of the proper forms, you want to make sure that employees are completing the e4473 and Multiple Sales Form in compliance with ATF Regulations. Our team will audit selected forms on a recurring basis to keep you current.
Comprehensive On-site Inspection and Action Report (Travel separate) Select Orchid FFL Protection Plans offer annual, on-site inspection services with a program written by former ATF IOIs and firearm attorneys. Upon completion of the annual audit you'll receive a customized roadmap to remediate identified issues and remain ATF compliant.
ATF Inspection Support Team If ATF shows up at your door you will be prepared with Orchid's FFL Keys to Compliance™ and company policies. However, if you momentarily forget or you are unsure of what to do you can contact us immediately. If desired, we can arrange to be on-site as soon as reasonably possible or we can walk you through the process step by step. Our professionals have extensive experience with ATF inspections and have been involved in inspections comprised of hundreds of thousands of serial numbers, tens of thousands of records, and decades of ATF paperwork.
Orchid eState Access Orchid eStateTM is the first and only software app that allows you to determine what type of firearm is lawful in which state without reading tediously through hundreds of laws and regulations. The app addresses assault weapons laws, magazine restrictions, and NFA restrictions (excluding silencers). The app also provides links to relevant laws should you desire to research further on your own.
Obtain and Maintain Licenses
Review of Legal Entity Structure and Licensing Structure If your forming or changing legal entity structures that can have an impact on your FFL. We'll review your legal entities, organization chart and related responsibilities to avoid compliance issues or filing delays as they progress through ATF's Federal Firearms Licensing Center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Review and Recommend FFL "Responsible Persons" Much like legal entity structure leadership roles and responsibilities have an impact on your FFL. We'll offer insight or monitor your organizational structure and make recommendations regarding your ATF FFL Responsible Persons notifications.
Access to All 15 Get My FFL and SOT Courses If this is your firearm Federal Firearms License or Special Occupational Tax license then you'll want to immerse yourself in targeted online classes. All members are granted access to 15 modules focused on FFL and SOT licensing.
Live filing support for FFL / SOT licensing (upgrade) As an optional upgrade, individuals seeking new licenses can obtain live, one-on-one support for maximum assistance.
$1,200
Confidently Deploy FFL Software
Pre-Migration Review of A&D Manufacturer and Firearm Types Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of Importer / Country of Import Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of All A&D Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Onboard and Train FFL Staff
FFL Keys to Compliance™ and Company Policies Firearm attorneys and former ATF employees have crafted proprietary, step-by-step guides on the most pertinent firearm laws. Key topics include: NFA Keys to SOT Compliance™, FFL Security Guidebook, Introduction to the Firearm Industry, A Working Guide to the Firearms Industry, Serialized Inventory Analysis for the Firearms Industry, Automatic Enrollment to FFL Law Newsletters and Advisories and more.
Access to All FFL University Online Courses Welcome to the most comprehensive online university for FFL education. We’ve packed over 100 modules into 13 courses that will guide your FFL employees staying on day one. Begin with an introduction to the industry, GCA / NFA laws, firearms compliance and track employee progress through the portal.
Discount to the Firearms Industry Conference ($100 to $250 value) For almost 10 years Orchid has hosted the industry's largest in-person event focused on GCA / NFA law, ATF compliance, ATF technology and more. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members gain access to this one of a kind event at a discount.
25%
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Tech Core
Price
$25 / Month
Paid Annually
Establish a Legal FFL Baselline
Access to Flat Rate Attorney - Client Privilege Protection plan members gain access to flat rate, attorney / client privileged services from our partner firm, FFL Law.
Orchid Insights and FFL Legal News Stay current on the most pressing federal and state firearm laws, regulatory updates and firearms compliance education.
24x7 Legal and Compliance Help Desk (Including NFA) All clients have access to contact the industry's only live 24x7 Help Desk with questions about firearm laws and FFL compliance topics. Unlike other programs there is no upcharge for NFA topics such as trusts and NFA forms.
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Facility Compliance Posters Stay in front of compliance issues with employee visual reminders of key firearm laws and ATF compliance regulations such as identifying straw purchases and properly marking firearms.
Attorney Drafted ATF Communications (eDocs) Access the first and only software with attorney pre-drafted ATF communications such as license renewals, offsite storage notifications and other key correspondence.
Baseline Review of Prior ATF Report of Violations and Recommendations Every program starts with a review of your last ATF Inspection Report of Violations (ROV) for key triggers related to GCA / NFA laws and future inspection risks.
Eliminate FFL Legal and Compliance Risk
Bound Book Monitor and Action Report ATF compliance isn't a one-time event and staying on top of FFL transactions is critical to a safe operation. Our FFL Bound Book monitor continuously tests transactions in your Orchid eBoundTM book for potential ATF inspection violations.
ATF e4473 vs Paper Usage Report Are you using an e4473 but finding some store employees continue to use paper forms? Easily monitor usage with our e4473 usage reports. (requires use of Orchid eBound)
Annual
ATF e4473 Sample Audit and Action Report Beyond ensuring usage of the proper forms, you want to make sure that employees are completing the e4473 and Multiple Sales Form in compliance with ATF Regulations. Our team will audit selected forms on a recurring basis to keep you current.
Comprehensive On-site Inspection and Action Report (Travel separate) Select Orchid FFL Protection Plans offer annual, on-site inspection services with a program written by former ATF IOIs and firearm attorneys. Upon completion of the annual audit you'll receive a customized roadmap to remediate identified issues and remain ATF compliant.
ATF Inspection Support Team If ATF shows up at your door you will be prepared with Orchid's FFL Keys to Compliance™ and company policies. However, if you momentarily forget or you are unsure of what to do you can contact us immediately. If desired, we can arrange to be on-site as soon as reasonably possible or we can walk you through the process step by step. Our professionals have extensive experience with ATF inspections and have been involved in inspections comprised of hundreds of thousands of serial numbers, tens of thousands of records, and decades of ATF paperwork.
Orchid eState Access Orchid eStateTM is the first and only software app that allows you to determine what type of firearm is lawful in which state without reading tediously through hundreds of laws and regulations. The app addresses assault weapons laws, magazine restrictions, and NFA restrictions (excluding silencers). The app also provides links to relevant laws should you desire to research further on your own.
Obtain and Maintain Licenses
Review of Legal Entity Structure and Licensing Structure If your forming or changing legal entity structures that can have an impact on your FFL. We'll review your legal entities, organization chart and related responsibilities to avoid compliance issues or filing delays as they progress through ATF's Federal Firearms Licensing Center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Review and Recommend FFL "Responsible Persons" Much like legal entity structure leadership roles and responsibilities have an impact on your FFL. We'll offer insight or monitor your organizational structure and make recommendations regarding your ATF FFL Responsible Persons notifications.
Access to All 15 Get My FFL and SOT Courses If this is your firearm Federal Firearms License or Special Occupational Tax license then you'll want to immerse yourself in targeted online classes. All members are granted access to 15 modules focused on FFL and SOT licensing.
Live filing support for FFL / SOT licensing (upgrade) As an optional upgrade, individuals seeking new licenses can obtain live, one-on-one support for maximum assistance.
Confidently Deploy FFL Software
Pre-Migration Review of A&D Manufacturer and Firearm Types Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of Importer / Country of Import Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of All A&D Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Onboard and Train FFL Staff
FFL Keys to Compliance™ and Company Policies Firearm attorneys and former ATF employees have crafted proprietary, step-by-step guides on the most pertinent firearm laws. Key topics include: NFA Keys to SOT Compliance™, FFL Security Guidebook, Introduction to the Firearm Industry, A Working Guide to the Firearms Industry, Serialized Inventory Analysis for the Firearms Industry, Automatic Enrollment to FFL Law Newsletters and Advisories and more.
Access to All FFL University Online Courses Welcome to the most comprehensive online university for FFL education. We’ve packed over 100 modules into 13 courses that will guide your FFL employees staying on day one. Begin with an introduction to the industry, GCA / NFA laws, firearms compliance and track employee progress through the portal.
1 Employee
Discount to the Firearms Industry Conference ($100 to $250 value) For almost 10 years Orchid has hosted the industry's largest in-person event focused on GCA / NFA law, ATF compliance, ATF technology and more. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members gain access to this one of a kind event at a discount.
10%
Orchid FFL Protech Plan™ Tech Pro
Price
$75 / Month
Paid Annually
Establish a Legal FFL Baselline
Access to Flat Rate Attorney - Client Privilege Protection plan members gain access to flat rate, attorney / client privileged services from our partner firm, FFL Law.
Orchid Insights and FFL Legal News Stay current on the most pressing federal and state firearm laws, regulatory updates and firearms compliance education.
24x7 Legal and Compliance Help Desk (Including NFA) All clients have access to contact the industry's only live 24x7 Help Desk with questions about firearm laws and FFL compliance topics. Unlike other programs there is no upcharge for NFA topics such as trusts and NFA forms.
1 Question / Month
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Facility Compliance Posters Stay in front of compliance issues with employee visual reminders of key firearm laws and ATF compliance regulations such as identifying straw purchases and properly marking firearms.
Attorney Drafted ATF Communications (eDocs) Access the first and only software with attorney pre-drafted ATF communications such as license renewals, offsite storage notifications and other key correspondence.
Baseline Review of Prior ATF Report of Violations and Recommendations Every program starts with a review of your last ATF Inspection Report of Violations (ROV) for key triggers related to GCA / NFA laws and future inspection risks.
Eliminate FFL Legal and Compliance Risk
Bound Book Monitor and Action Report ATF compliance isn't a one-time event and staying on top of FFL transactions is critical to a safe operation. Our FFL Bound Book monitor continuously tests transactions in your Orchid eBoundTM book for potential ATF inspection violations.
Annual
ATF e4473 vs Paper Usage Report Are you using an e4473 but finding some store employees continue to use paper forms? Easily monitor usage with our e4473 usage reports. (requires use of Orchid eBound)
Quarterly
ATF e4473 Sample Audit and Action Report Beyond ensuring usage of the proper forms, you want to make sure that employees are completing the e4473 and Multiple Sales Form in compliance with ATF Regulations. Our team will audit selected forms on a recurring basis to keep you current.
$100 / Month
Comprehensive On-site Inspection and Action Report (Travel separate) Select Orchid FFL Protection Plans offer annual, on-site inspection services with a program written by former ATF IOIs and firearm attorneys. Upon completion of the annual audit you'll receive a customized roadmap to remediate identified issues and remain ATF compliant.
ATF Inspection Support Team If ATF shows up at your door you will be prepared with Orchid's FFL Keys to Compliance™ and company policies. However, if you momentarily forget or you are unsure of what to do you can contact us immediately. If desired, we can arrange to be on-site as soon as reasonably possible or we can walk you through the process step by step. Our professionals have extensive experience with ATF inspections and have been involved in inspections comprised of hundreds of thousands of serial numbers, tens of thousands of records, and decades of ATF paperwork.
Orchid eState Access Orchid eStateTM is the first and only software app that allows you to determine what type of firearm is lawful in which state without reading tediously through hundreds of laws and regulations. The app addresses assault weapons laws, magazine restrictions, and NFA restrictions (excluding silencers). The app also provides links to relevant laws should you desire to research further on your own.
Obtain and Maintain Licenses
Review of Legal Entity Structure and Licensing Structure If your forming or changing legal entity structures that can have an impact on your FFL. We'll review your legal entities, organization chart and related responsibilities to avoid compliance issues or filing delays as they progress through ATF's Federal Firearms Licensing Center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Review and Recommend FFL "Responsible Persons" Much like legal entity structure leadership roles and responsibilities have an impact on your FFL. We'll offer insight or monitor your organizational structure and make recommendations regarding your ATF FFL Responsible Persons notifications.
Access to All 15 Get My FFL and SOT Courses If this is your firearm Federal Firearms License or Special Occupational Tax license then you'll want to immerse yourself in targeted online classes. All members are granted access to 15 modules focused on FFL and SOT licensing.
Live filing support for FFL / SOT licensing (upgrade) As an optional upgrade, individuals seeking new licenses can obtain live, one-on-one support for maximum assistance.
Confidently Deploy FFL Software
Pre-Migration Review of A&D Manufacturer and Firearm Types Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of Importer / Country of Import Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of All A&D Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Onboard and Train FFL Staff
FFL Keys to Compliance™ and Company Policies Firearm attorneys and former ATF employees have crafted proprietary, step-by-step guides on the most pertinent firearm laws. Key topics include: NFA Keys to SOT Compliance™, FFL Security Guidebook, Introduction to the Firearm Industry, A Working Guide to the Firearms Industry, Serialized Inventory Analysis for the Firearms Industry, Automatic Enrollment to FFL Law Newsletters and Advisories and more.
Access to All FFL University Online Courses Welcome to the most comprehensive online university for FFL education. We’ve packed over 100 modules into 13 courses that will guide your FFL employees staying on day one. Begin with an introduction to the industry, GCA / NFA laws, firearms compliance and track employee progress through the portal.
10 Employees
Discount to the Firearms Industry Conference ($100 to $250 value) For almost 10 years Orchid has hosted the industry's largest in-person event focused on GCA / NFA law, ATF compliance, ATF technology and more. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members gain access to this one of a kind event at a discount.
25%
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Light
Price
$145 / Month Paid Annually
Establish a Legal FFL Baselline
Access to Flat Rate Attorney - Client Privilege Protection plan members gain access to flat rate, attorney / client privileged services from our partner firm, FFL Law.
Orchid Insights and FFL Legal News Stay current on the most pressing federal and state firearm laws, regulatory updates and firearms compliance education.
24x7 Legal and Compliance Help Desk (Including NFA) All clients have access to contact the industry's only live 24x7 Help Desk with questions about firearm laws and FFL compliance topics. Unlike other programs there is no upcharge for NFA topics such as trusts and NFA forms.
1 Question / Month
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Facility Compliance Posters Stay in front of compliance issues with employee visual reminders of key firearm laws and ATF compliance regulations such as identifying straw purchases and properly marking firearms.
Attorney Drafted ATF Communications (eDocs) Access the first and only software with attorney pre-drafted ATF communications such as license renewals, offsite storage notifications and other key correspondence.
Baseline Review of Prior ATF Report of Violations and Recommendations Every program starts with a review of your last ATF Inspection Report of Violations (ROV) for key triggers related to GCA / NFA laws and future inspection risks.
Eliminate FFL Legal and Compliance Risk
Bound Book Monitor and Action Report ATF compliance isn't a one-time event and staying on top of FFL transactions is critical to a safe operation. Our FFL Bound Book monitor continuously tests transactions in your Orchid eBoundTM book for potential ATF inspection violations.
Annual
ATF e4473 vs Paper Usage Report Are you using an e4473 but finding some store employees continue to use paper forms? Easily monitor usage with our e4473 usage reports. (requires use of Orchid eBound)
Monthly
ATF e4473 Sample Audit and Action Report Beyond ensuring usage of the proper forms, you want to make sure that employees are completing the e4473 and Multiple Sales Form in compliance with ATF Regulations. Our team will audit selected forms on a recurring basis to keep you current.
Annual
Comprehensive On-site Inspection and Action Report (Travel separate) Select Orchid FFL Protection Plans offer annual, on-site inspection services with a program written by former ATF IOIs and firearm attorneys. Upon completion of the annual audit you'll receive a customized roadmap to remediate identified issues and remain ATF compliant.
ATF Inspection Support Team If ATF shows up at your door you will be prepared with Orchid's FFL Keys to Compliance™ and company policies. However, if you momentarily forget or you are unsure of what to do you can contact us immediately. If desired, we can arrange to be on-site as soon as reasonably possible or we can walk you through the process step by step. Our professionals have extensive experience with ATF inspections and have been involved in inspections comprised of hundreds of thousands of serial numbers, tens of thousands of records, and decades of ATF paperwork.
Phone
Orchid eState Access Orchid eStateTM is the first and only software app that allows you to determine what type of firearm is lawful in which state without reading tediously through hundreds of laws and regulations. The app addresses assault weapons laws, magazine restrictions, and NFA restrictions (excluding silencers). The app also provides links to relevant laws should you desire to research further on your own.
Obtain and Maintain Licenses
Review of Legal Entity Structure and Licensing Structure If your forming or changing legal entity structures that can have an impact on your FFL. We'll review your legal entities, organization chart and related responsibilities to avoid compliance issues or filing delays as they progress through ATF's Federal Firearms Licensing Center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Review and Recommend FFL "Responsible Persons" Much like legal entity structure leadership roles and responsibilities have an impact on your FFL. We'll offer insight or monitor your organizational structure and make recommendations regarding your ATF FFL Responsible Persons notifications.
Access to All 15 Get My FFL and SOT Courses If this is your firearm Federal Firearms License or Special Occupational Tax license then you'll want to immerse yourself in targeted online classes. All members are granted access to 15 modules focused on FFL and SOT licensing.
Live filing support for FFL / SOT licensing (upgrade) As an optional upgrade, individuals seeking new licenses can obtain live, one-on-one support for maximum assistance.
Confidently Deploy FFL Software
Pre-Migration Review of A&D Manufacturer and Firearm Types Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of Importer / Country of Import Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of All A&D Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Onboard and Train FFL Staff
FFL Keys to Compliance™ and Company Policies Firearm attorneys and former ATF employees have crafted proprietary, step-by-step guides on the most pertinent firearm laws. Key topics include: NFA Keys to SOT Compliance™, FFL Security Guidebook, Introduction to the Firearm Industry, A Working Guide to the Firearms Industry, Serialized Inventory Analysis for the Firearms Industry, Automatic Enrollment to FFL Law Newsletters and Advisories and more.
Access to All FFL University Online Courses Welcome to the most comprehensive online university for FFL education. We’ve packed over 100 modules into 13 courses that will guide your FFL employees staying on day one. Begin with an introduction to the industry, GCA / NFA laws, firearms compliance and track employee progress through the portal.
1 Employee
Discount to the Firearms Industry Conference ($100 to $250 value) For almost 10 years Orchid has hosted the industry's largest in-person event focused on GCA / NFA law, ATF compliance, ATF technology and more. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members gain access to this one of a kind event at a discount.
25%
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Core
Price
$395 / Month
Paid Annually
Establish a Legal FFL Baselline
Access to Flat Rate Attorney - Client Privilege Protection plan members gain access to flat rate, attorney / client privileged services from our partner firm, FFL Law.
Orchid Insights and FFL Legal News Stay current on the most pressing federal and state firearm laws, regulatory updates and firearms compliance education.
24x7 Legal and Compliance Help Desk (Including NFA) All clients have access to contact the industry's only live 24x7 Help Desk with questions about firearm laws and FFL compliance topics. Unlike other programs there is no upcharge for NFA topics such as trusts and NFA forms.
3 Questions / Month
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Facility Compliance Posters Stay in front of compliance issues with employee visual reminders of key firearm laws and ATF compliance regulations such as identifying straw purchases and properly marking firearms.
Attorney Drafted ATF Communications (eDocs) Access the first and only software with attorney pre-drafted ATF communications such as license renewals, offsite storage notifications and other key correspondence.
Baseline Review of Prior ATF Report of Violations and Recommendations Every program starts with a review of your last ATF Inspection Report of Violations (ROV) for key triggers related to GCA / NFA laws and future inspection risks.
Eliminate FFL Legal and Compliance Risk
Bound Book Monitor and Action Report ATF compliance isn't a one-time event and staying on top of FFL transactions is critical to a safe operation. Our FFL Bound Book monitor continuously tests transactions in your Orchid eBoundTM book for potential ATF inspection violations.
Quarterly
ATF e4473 vs Paper Usage Report Are you using an e4473 but finding some store employees continue to use paper forms? Easily monitor usage with our e4473 usage reports. (requires use of Orchid eBound)
Monthly
ATF e4473 Sample Audit and Action Report Beyond ensuring usage of the proper forms, you want to make sure that employees are completing the e4473 and Multiple Sales Form in compliance with ATF Regulations. Our team will audit selected forms on a recurring basis to keep you current.
Quarterly
Comprehensive On-site Inspection and Action Report (Travel separate) Select Orchid FFL Protection Plans offer annual, on-site inspection services with a program written by former ATF IOIs and firearm attorneys. Upon completion of the annual audit you'll receive a customized roadmap to remediate identified issues and remain ATF compliant.
ATF Inspection Support Team If ATF shows up at your door you will be prepared with Orchid's FFL Keys to Compliance™ and company policies. However, if you momentarily forget or you are unsure of what to do you can contact us immediately. If desired, we can arrange to be on-site as soon as reasonably possible or we can walk you through the process step by step. Our professionals have extensive experience with ATF inspections and have been involved in inspections comprised of hundreds of thousands of serial numbers, tens of thousands of records, and decades of ATF paperwork.
On-Site
Orchid eState Access Orchid eStateTM is the first and only software app that allows you to determine what type of firearm is lawful in which state without reading tediously through hundreds of laws and regulations. The app addresses assault weapons laws, magazine restrictions, and NFA restrictions (excluding silencers). The app also provides links to relevant laws should you desire to research further on your own.
Obtain and Maintain Licenses
Review of Legal Entity Structure and Licensing Structure If your forming or changing legal entity structures that can have an impact on your FFL. We'll review your legal entities, organization chart and related responsibilities to avoid compliance issues or filing delays as they progress through ATF's Federal Firearms Licensing Center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Annual
Review and Recommend FFL "Responsible Persons" Much like legal entity structure leadership roles and responsibilities have an impact on your FFL. We'll offer insight or monitor your organizational structure and make recommendations regarding your ATF FFL Responsible Persons notifications.
Annual
Access to All 15 Get My FFL and SOT Courses If this is your firearm Federal Firearms License or Special Occupational Tax license then you'll want to immerse yourself in targeted online classes. All members are granted access to 15 modules focused on FFL and SOT licensing.
Live filing support for FFL / SOT licensing (upgrade) As an optional upgrade, individuals seeking new licenses can obtain live, one-on-one support for maximum assistance.
Confidently Deploy FFL Software
Pre-Migration Review of A&D Manufacturer and Firearm Types Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of Importer / Country of Import Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of All A&D Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Onboard and Train FFL Staff
FFL Keys to Compliance™ and Company Policies Firearm attorneys and former ATF employees have crafted proprietary, step-by-step guides on the most pertinent firearm laws. Key topics include: NFA Keys to SOT Compliance™, FFL Security Guidebook, Introduction to the Firearm Industry, A Working Guide to the Firearms Industry, Serialized Inventory Analysis for the Firearms Industry, Automatic Enrollment to FFL Law Newsletters and Advisories and more.
Access to All FFL University Online Courses Welcome to the most comprehensive online university for FFL education. We’ve packed over 100 modules into 13 courses that will guide your FFL employees staying on day one. Begin with an introduction to the industry, GCA / NFA laws, firearms compliance and track employee progress through the portal.
10 Employees
Discount to the Firearms Industry Conference ($100 to $250 value) For almost 10 years Orchid has hosted the industry's largest in-person event focused on GCA / NFA law, ATF compliance, ATF technology and more. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members gain access to this one of a kind event at a discount.
50%
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Pro
Price
$795 / Month
Paid Annually
Establish a Legal FFL Baselline
Access to Flat Rate Attorney - Client Privilege Protection plan members gain access to flat rate, attorney / client privileged services from our partner firm, FFL Law.
Orchid Insights and FFL Legal News Stay current on the most pressing federal and state firearm laws, regulatory updates and firearms compliance education.
24x7 Legal and Compliance Help Desk (Including NFA) All clients have access to contact the industry's only live 24x7 Help Desk with questions about firearm laws and FFL compliance topics. Unlike other programs there is no upcharge for NFA topics such as trusts and NFA forms.
3 Questions / Month
Orchid FFL Protection Plan™ Facility Compliance Posters Stay in front of compliance issues with employee visual reminders of key firearm laws and ATF compliance regulations such as identifying straw purchases and properly marking firearms.
Attorney Drafted ATF Communications (eDocs) Access the first and only software with attorney pre-drafted ATF communications such as license renewals, offsite storage notifications and other key correspondence.
Baseline Review of Prior ATF Report of Violations and Recommendations Every program starts with a review of your last ATF Inspection Report of Violations (ROV) for key triggers related to GCA / NFA laws and future inspection risks.
Eliminate FFL Legal and Compliance Risk
Bound Book Monitor and Action Report ATF compliance isn't a one-time event and staying on top of FFL transactions is critical to a safe operation. Our FFL Bound Book monitor continuously tests transactions in your Orchid eBoundTM book for potential ATF inspection violations.
Monthly
ATF e4473 vs Paper Usage Report Are you using an e4473 but finding some store employees continue to use paper forms? Easily monitor usage with our e4473 usage reports. (requires use of Orchid eBound)
Monthly
ATF e4473 Sample Audit and Action Report Beyond ensuring usage of the proper forms, you want to make sure that employees are completing the e4473 and Multiple Sales Form in compliance with ATF Regulations. Our team will audit selected forms on a recurring basis to keep you current.
Monthly
Comprehensive On-site Inspection and Action Report (Travel separate) Select Orchid FFL Protection Plans offer annual, on-site inspection services with a program written by former ATF IOIs and firearm attorneys. Upon completion of the annual audit you'll receive a customized roadmap to remediate identified issues and remain ATF compliant.
2 Days / Year
ATF Inspection Support Team If ATF shows up at your door you will be prepared with Orchid's FFL Keys to Compliance™ and company policies. However, if you momentarily forget or you are unsure of what to do you can contact us immediately. If desired, we can arrange to be on-site as soon as reasonably possible or we can walk you through the process step by step. Our professionals have extensive experience with ATF inspections and have been involved in inspections comprised of hundreds of thousands of serial numbers, tens of thousands of records, and decades of ATF paperwork.
On-Site
Orchid eState Access Orchid eStateTM is the first and only software app that allows you to determine what type of firearm is lawful in which state without reading tediously through hundreds of laws and regulations. The app addresses assault weapons laws, magazine restrictions, and NFA restrictions (excluding silencers). The app also provides links to relevant laws should you desire to research further on your own.
Obtain and Maintain Licenses
Review of Legal Entity Structure and Licensing Structure If your forming or changing legal entity structures that can have an impact on your FFL. We'll review your legal entities, organization chart and related responsibilities to avoid compliance issues or filing delays as they progress through ATF's Federal Firearms Licensing Center located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Annual
Review and Recommend FFL "Responsible Persons" Much like legal entity structure leadership roles and responsibilities have an impact on your FFL. We'll offer insight or monitor your organizational structure and make recommendations regarding your ATF FFL Responsible Persons notifications.
Annual
Access to All 15 Get My FFL and SOT Courses If this is your firearm Federal Firearms License or Special Occupational Tax license then you'll want to immerse yourself in targeted online classes. All members are granted access to 15 modules focused on FFL and SOT licensing.
Live filing support for FFL / SOT licensing (upgrade) As an optional upgrade, individuals seeking new licenses can obtain live, one-on-one support for maximum assistance.
Confidently Deploy FFL Software
Pre-Migration Review of A&D Manufacturer and Firearm Types Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of Importer / Country of Import Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Pre-Migration Review of All A&D Fields Changing FFL compliance software is no joke and we don't expect you to rely on the guidance of your software provider. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members get direct software migration assistance, evaluating compliance with critical A&D / Bound Book fields (Orchid eBoundTM only).
Onboard and Train FFL Staff
FFL Keys to Compliance™ and Company Policies Firearm attorneys and former ATF employees have crafted proprietary, step-by-step guides on the most pertinent firearm laws. Key topics include: NFA Keys to SOT Compliance™, FFL Security Guidebook, Introduction to the Firearm Industry, A Working Guide to the Firearms Industry, Serialized Inventory Analysis for the Firearms Industry, Automatic Enrollment to FFL Law Newsletters and Advisories and more.
Access to All FFL University Online Courses Welcome to the most comprehensive online university for FFL education. We’ve packed over 100 modules into 13 courses that will guide your FFL employees staying on day one. Begin with an introduction to the industry, GCA / NFA laws, firearms compliance and track employee progress through the portal.
10 Employees
Discount to the Firearms Industry Conference ($100 to $250 value) For almost 10 years Orchid has hosted the industry's largest in-person event focused on GCA / NFA law, ATF compliance, ATF technology and more. Orchid FFL Protection Plan members gain access to this one of a kind event at a discount.
50%
The information and services provided in the FFL Protection Plan™ does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Access to this website or any of the links or resources contained within the site or subscription to any FFL Protection Plan™ do not create an attorney-client relationship between the reader, user, or browser and website authors, contributors, or contributing law firms and their respective employers. Individuals or entities in need of legal advice and services are urged to consult with an attorney qualified for the desired services. Only your individual attorney can provide assurances that the information contained herein – and your interpretation of it – is applicable or appropriate to your particular situation. Orchid Advisors has partnered with FFL Law, PLLC to provide access to attorneys qualified to handle firearms laws applicable to members of the firearms industry. Any FFL Protection Plan™ subscribers who desire legal services associated with the FFL Protection Plan™ may contact FFL Law, PLLC; be sure to mention you are a subscriber to the Plan.

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