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Orchid eBound

Simple, compliant and trusted FFL bound book & electronic 4473 software

Starting as low as $50 per month

Orchid eBound is the ONLY A&D Bound Book compliance software with an attorney backing from Orchid Law™. If you’re looking for the best bound book software with premier support and time saving features, then contact our team today for a demo!

NSSF Preferred Vendor

Customers: Retail – Distribution – Manufacturing

FFL Bound Book and 4473 Software
CZ-USA
Guns.com
Bill's Gun Shop and Range
Bi-Mart
SCCY Firearms
Palmetto State Armory
North 40 Outfitters

Electronic 4473s processed daily

Bound book transactions

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ATF compliant with attorney backing

FFL Bound Book & Electronic 4473 Software Features

Operating Transactions

  • Serialize

    • Serialize and acquire in the A&D Book
  • Batch Serial Number Processing

    • Serialize multiple firearms in a single operation
  • Batch Serial Import

    • Serialize multiple different firearms with a bulk import
  • Receive

    • Record the acquisition of firearms into inventory
  • FFL Transfer

    • Record the transfer of firearms out of inventory to another FFL
  • Exempt Transfer

    • Record firearms transactions that are exempt from background checks and other requirements under federal law
  • Assemble

    • Record the assembly of firearms
  • Disassemble

    • Record the disassembly of firearms
  • Upload Transactions

    • Download templates and upload various transactions such as, serialize, receive, transfer, paper 4473 dispositions, exempt transfer, assemble and disassemble

Retail Transactions

  • e4473 (Start Section A)

    • Allows transferee or buyer to start e4473 section A in kiosk mode
  • e4473 (Transfer Section B)

    • Allow transferee or buyer to complete e4473 section B in kiosk mode
  • Paper 4473

    • Create a paper 4473 disposition
  • Upload 4473 Transactions

    • Download template and upload paper 4473 transactions
  • Access Orchid POS

    • Access your POS system

Special Transactions

  • Assign Firearm

    • Temporarily assign firearm employee
  • Return Firearm

    • Return a temporarily assigned firearms
  • Theft/Loss

    • Document any inventory that is lost or stolen
  • Found

    • Document any inventory that has been found
  • Destroy

    • Destroy and dispose inventory
  • Corrections

    • Search for a serial number and make corrections 
  • Bulk Correct

    • Make corrections to multiple entries at once

FFL Management

  • Set Current Bound Book

    • Switch between alternate bound books that you have access to
  • Create / Modify FFL and Bound Book

    • Create new or modify existing bound books
  • Part Master Data

    • Record of all the firearm parts and accessories
  • Customer Master Data

    • Add, modify and query customer information 
  • Vendor Master Data

    • Add, modify and query vendor information 
  • Upload Master Data

    • Download part, customer or vendor templates to bulk add, edit and delete master data
  • Serial Number Inventory Tool (SNIT)

    • Compare your Bound Book inventory against your physical inventory

Search Queries

  • Search/Query

    • Query A&D entries and export data
  • Search/Query (NFA Only)

    • Query NFA A&D entries and export data
  • On-Hand Firearms

    • Query all open dispositions
  • On-Hand Firearms (NFA Only)

    • Query all open NFA dispositions
  • Inventory Location

    • Search for serialized inventory locations
  • Multi Book Search

    • Search for serialized inventory across multiple bound books to run A&D or NFA history and dispositions reports
  • ATF Traces

    • Run a report using one or multiple serial numbers to trace the origin of a firearm and transaction history
  • ATF NTC Reports

    • Opt-into the ATF NTC Connect program for the ability to directly transmit NTC files without manual intervention
  • Access Prior Reports

    • Re-download previous reports

Configurations

  • Support Center

    • Access help desk and live support
  • Manage Users

    • Add users and set permission levels
  • Account Settings

    • Manage billing details, enable additional features and integrations, configure batch processing options, activate API controls and more
  • Automate Backup

    • In accordance with ATF Ruling 2016-1, configure and create automated daily backups

Operational Reports

  • API Error Log

    • Review, filter and export API error logs
  • Item Detail

    • Locate Transaction by Serial Number or Bound Book Row ID
  • Online Sales

    • Review all online sales transaction history
  • Operations

    • Run operational reports by specific transaction types and filters such as sku, customer, custom notes and more

Retail Reports

  • e4473 Reports

    • Filter search and run reports for e4473s that have been completed, denied or in progress
    • Multiple Sales Forms 3310.4 and 3310.12

      • Filter, search and run reports for all completed 3310.4 and 3310.12 forms

    Special Reports

    • Temporary Assignments

      • Filter by bound book, serial number or keyword to generate temporary assignments reports with firearm details and assignment status (open/returned)
    • Corrections Log

      • Filter by bound book, serial number or keyword to generate A&D correction log reports
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      FFL Report

      • FFL Expiration

        • Search for and generate a report to preview customer, vendor or your own FFL expiration status

      Operating Transactions

      • Serialize

        • Serialize and acquire in the A&D Book
      • Batch Serial Number Processing

        • Serialize multiple firearms in a single operation
      • Batch Serial Import

        • Serialize multiple different firearms with a bulk import
      • Receive

        • Record the acquisition of firearms into inventory
      • FFL Transfer

        • Record the transfer of firearms out of inventory to another FFL
      • Exempt Transfer

        • Record firearms transactions that are exempt from background checks and other requirements under federal law
      • Assemble

        • Record the assembly of firearms
      • Disassemble

        • Record the disassembly of firearms
      • Upload Transactions

        • Download templates and upload various transactions such as, serialize, receive, transfer, paper 4473 dispositions, exempt transfer, assemble and disassemble

      Retail Transactions

      • Serialize

        • Serialize and acquire in the A&D Book
      • Batch Serial Number Processing

        • Serialize multiple firearms in a single operation
      • Batch Serial Import

        • Serialize multiple different firearms with a bulk import
      • Receive

        • Record the acquisition of firearms into inventory
      • FFL Transfer

        • Record the transfer of firearms out of inventory to another FFL
      • Exempt Transfer

        • Record firearms transactions that are exempt from background checks and other requirements under federal law
      • Assemble

        • Record the assembly of firearms
      • Disassemble

        • Record the disassembly of firearms
      • Upload Transactions

        • Download templates and upload various transactions such as, serialize, receive, transfer, paper 4473 dispositions, exempt transfer, assemble and disassemble

      Special Transactions

      • Serialize

        • Serialize and acquire in the A&D Book
      • Batch Serial Number Processing

        • Serialize multiple firearms in a single operation
      • Batch Serial Import

        • Serialize multiple different firearms with a bulk import
      • Receive

        • Record the acquisition of firearms into inventory
      • FFL Transfer

        • Record the transfer of firearms out of inventory to another FFL
      • Exempt Transfer

        • Record firearms transactions that are exempt from background checks and other requirements under federal law
      • Assemble

        • Record the assembly of firearms
      • Disassemble

        • Record the disassembly of firearms
      • Upload Transactions

        • Download templates and upload various transactions such as, serialize, receive, transfer, paper 4473 dispositions, exempt transfer, assemble and disassemble

      FFL Management

      • Set Current Bound Book

        • Switch between alternate bound books that you have access to
      • Create / Modify FFL and Bound Book

        • Create new or modify existing bound books
      • Part Master Data

        • Record of all the firearm parts and accessories
      • Customer Master Data

        • Add, modify and query customer information
      • Vendor Master Data

        • Add, modify and query vendor information
      • Upload Master Data

        • Download part, customer or vendor templates to bulk add, edit and delete master data
      • Serial Number Inventory Tool (SNIT)

        • Compare your Bound Book inventory against your physical inventory

      Search Queries

      • Search/Query

        • Query A&D entries and export data
      • Search/Query (NFA Only)

        • Query NFA A&D entries and export data
      • On-Hand Firearms

        • Query all open dispositions
      • On-Hand Firearms (NFA Only)

        • Query all open NFA dispositions
      • Inventory Location

        • Search for serialized inventory locations
      • Multi Book Search

        • Search for serialized inventory across multiple bound books to run A&D or NFA history and dispositions reports
      • ATF Traces

        • Run a report using one or multiple serial numbers to trace the origin of a firearm and transaction history
      • ATF NTC Reports

        • Opt-into the ATF NTC Connect program for the ability to directly transmit NTC files without manual intervention
      • Access Prior Reports

        • Re-download previous reports

      Configuration

      • Support Center

        • Access help desk and live support
      • Manage Users

        • Add users and set permission levels
      • Account Settings

        • Manage billing details, enable additional features and integrations, configure batch processing options, activate API controls and more
      • Automate Backup

        • In accordance with ATF Ruling 2016-1, configure and create automated daily backups

      Operational Reports

      • API Error Log

        • Review, filter and export API error logs
      • Item Detail

        • Locate Transaction by Serial Number or Bound Book Row ID
      • Online Sales

        • Review all online sales transaction history
      • Operations

        • Run operational reports by specific transaction types and filters such as sku, customer, custom notes and more

      Retail Reports

      • e4473 Reports

        • Filter search and run reports for e4473s that have been completed, denied or in progress
        • Multiple Sales Forms 3310.4 and 3310.12

          • Filter, search and run reports for all completed 3310.4 and 3310.12 forms

        Special Reports

        • Temporary Assignments

          • Filter by bound book, serial number or keyword to generate temporary assignments reports with firearm details and assignment status (open/returned)
        • Corrections Log

          • Filter by bound book, serial number or keyword to generate A&D correction log reports

        FFL Reports

        • FFL Expiration

          • Search for and generate a report to preview customer, vendor or your own FFL expiration status

        Find out why FFLs are moving away from alternative bound book software and upgrading to Orchid eBound

        Orchid is an NSSF preferred vendor

        Automation

        Automatically log completed e4473 into the bound book, record serialized firearms, create daily backups, store document in the cloud and much more

        Simplify ATF Compliance

        Comply with ATF Rulings 2016-1, -2 ,-3, and 2021R-05, ATF Form 4473 (Dec. 2022), and directly integrate to ATF FFL eZ Check database. 

        Attorney Defense 100% Guaranteed Against ATF

        The only bound book software owned and operated by a compliance and legal firm.

        Native & 3rd Party Integrations

        Integrate with your favorite ERP, POS  or ecommerce software to eliminate dual entry and streamline processes

        Unlimited Usage

        Don’t pay more for additional bound books, get unlimited and make unlimited transactions. 

        FFL Expert Premier Support

        Tired of your bound book provider lacking in customer service? Orchid offers premier support to help with all of your FFL technology and compliance questions

        Automate processes to simplify FFL operations

        Orchid eBound offers a variety of features to reduce manual entry, the risk of error and the amount of time spent on FFL operations.

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        Automate the process of recording firearms transactions, including the date, the type of firearm, the manufacturer and model, and the buyer's information.

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        Automatically check if transactions comply with federal and state regulations, such as verifying the buyer's firearms license and ensuring that the firearm is not prohibited.

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        Automatically store FFL documentation in secure electronic storage, which can help protect against loss or theft of physical bound books and reduce costs.

        Laser Serial Number Markings Bound Book
        ATF Compliance

        Comply with ATF regulation

        Always be prepared for ATF inspections with accurate FFL records.

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        Comply with ATF Rulings 2016-1, -2 ,-3, 2021R-05, and ATF Form 4473 (Dec. 2022)

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        Reduce the need to manual enter data and prevent non-regulatory errors with built in integrations such as ATF FFL EZ check and Orchid eState

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        Need a quick ATF trace report? Enter one or more serial numbers for instant trace and inspection reporting.

        Native and 3rd party integrations

        Orchid eBound™ natively integrates with other Orchid software as well as various 3rd party ERP, POS and ecommerce software.

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        Natively integrates with Orchid eStorage™, Orchid Pay™, Orchid eSerial™, Orchid POS™, Orchid eCommerce™ and Orchid eState™

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        Integrate with the ERP of your choice such as Fishbowl, Oracle Netsuite, Epicore and more

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        Eliminate dual entries and streamline your operations

        FFL Bound Book Native Integrations
        Unlimited FFL Bound Book Users

        Unlimited usage

        Orchid eBound™ is the perfect solution for your FFL business. With no hidden fees or limitations, you’ll enjoy the flexibility you need to run your business smoothly and efficiently. Say goodbye to the hassle and hello to simplicity with Orchid eBound™.

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        Unlimited Users

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        Unlimited Bound Books

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        Unlimited A&D Entries and 4473s

        Inventory management

        Streamline operations with Orchid Inventory Management, an add-on that enables your bound book to assign inventory to specific locations or staff members. 

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        Maintain control and status of inventory by GCA / NFA type, New/Used Status and ATF 2010-1 Temporary Assignments.

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        Assign inventory to a physical location

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        Run reports by location or employee assignment

        inventory management location report

        Digital storage

        Looking to digitally store your FFL documents? Reduce your legal / regulatory risk and eliminate wasted labor and paper costs with Ochid eStorage™.
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        Upload, manage and store your entire suite of ATF controlled documents

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        Cut paper printing costs and save valuable storage space

        N

        Create ATF inspection-ready folders to expedite completion

        Time saving features

        Save time with user-friendly features to simplify operations.

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        Bulk serial number processing, cut/paste batch import or spreadsheet upload for large transactions.

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        Orchid eBound™ retains prior item, vendors and customer data in easy to access master tables so you don't need to keep typing in the same information.

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        FFL type ahead and auto complete will autofill the names of ATF firearm types, your

        Batch Serial Number Processing - FFL Bound Book
        Secure Automated Firearms E-Check

        Washington State SAFE Integration

        Processing background checks in Washington State is now centralized within the Washington State Patrol (WSP). Orchid eBound™ integrates with the Secure Automated Firearms E-Check (SAFE) system to streamline the background check process through a unified system.

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        Firearm transferees encounter additional Washington-required questions appended to Section B of the 4473 or 4473 Kiosk

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        When users reach Section C, they can now effortlessly submit a Washington State background check through an API-enabled button

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        Automatically generates the Washington State Firearm Transfer Application (FIR-652-001)

        Primary Arms logo

        “We're thrilled to work with Orchid here at Primary Arms. Orchid eBound™ not only makes FFL and NFA paperwork a walk in the park but also ensures compliance with the latest ATF rulings."

        Joyce Banda, VP of Compliance, Primary Arms

        FFL Bound Book Integrations

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