National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS)
The NICS is customarily available by phone 17 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays (except for Christmas). Calls may be monitored and recorded for any authorized purpose. The NICS E-Check is available 24/7.
NICS provides full service to the FFLs in 31 states, five U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia. The NICS provides partial service to six states. The remaining 13 states perform their own checks through the NICS.
More NICS Information
- Operations Reports:
2020-2021 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2003 - 2004 | 2001/2002 | 2000 | 1998/1999
- Active Records in the NICS Indices
- Active Records in the NICS Indices by State
- Federal Denials
- NICS Firearm Checks: Day/Month/Year
- NICS Firearm Checks: Month/Year
- NICS Firearm Checks: Month/Year by State
- NICS Firearm Checks: Month/Year by State/Type
- NICS Firearm Checks: Year by State/Type
- NICS Firearm Checks: Top 10 Highest Days/Weeks