Originally Posted by Cokebottle
The two are unrelated as far as application, but the COE alone is useless unless you are trying to get a job in a gun store.
Most people wait until they have their 03 in hand before they invest the $100 or so and time in the COE, just in case they get denied for the 03.
So it sounds like you should have the FFL03 in your hand to you can legitimately check the "collector" box under "Business Type"?
FFL app in the mail today, start your sundials!