Christmas Eve Hours for the NICS Section Call Centers

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Christmas Eve Hours for the NICS Section Call Centers

USA – -( Due to the Christmas holiday, the NICS Contracted Call Centers (NCCC) will be closed beginning at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Sunday, December 24, 2017, and will return to normal operation at 8:00 a.m. ET on December 26, 2017.

For your convenience, the NICS E-Check will still be available after 8:00 p.m. ET on December 24, 2017.

FFLs interested in registering for the NICS E-Check may register by completing the following steps:

• Visit the FBI NICS E-Check Web site at

• Click on the link that states “Register to use the FBI NICS E-Check”

• Agree to the Terms and Conditions

• Complete the Account Request form

• Click on the “Registration” block at the bottom of the page

• An Account Request Confirmation page appears

• Click “Show populated enrollment form” block at bottom of page

• Print and sign the completed enrollment form

• Fax form to 1-888-550-6427 or e-mail it to [email protected]

• A user name will be e-mailed to the e-mail address you provided during registration

• Additional instructions will be provided in the e-mail on how to obtain your password

National Instant Criminal Background Check System

If you have questions regarding the NICS E-Check, please visit, and refer to the “Assistance with NICS Processing Issues” section.


The NICS Business Relations Team

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Scotty Gunn

But have a gunshow, and they are guaranteed to go down for hours.