Originally Posted by Lark
There is no waiting period. The ATF can cash your check, run a fingerprints/NICS and approve the form in a week if they want to. But there is a several month backlog of forms for each examiner to go through; that is why it takes so long.
Dont be mislead by this statement. Its more than several months. I sent my papers 10/3/12 and received my stamp 3/29/13.