Weapons Carry License

COVID-19 UPDATE:
The Jackson County Probate Court accepts applications for Weapons Carry License and Renewal Weapons Carry Licenses by appointment only.  Pursuant to the Executive Order entered by Governor Brian Kemp on May 8, 2020, the requirement that renewals of Weapons Carry Licenses that expire between  February 13, 2020 and July 12, 2020.  Further, all Weapons Carry Licenses that expire during the aforementioned period shall be considered a renewal if the holder of such license applies within 120 days after the expiration date on the face of said license.


Processing Applications


  • Applications are processed Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.  
  • Application fee for a new Weapons Carry License is $76.00, which includes the fee for fingerprinting. Visa and MasterCard are accepted for an additional processing fee. Checks are not accepted.
  • If less than 90 days remain before expiration of current license, or a current license has been expired for less than 30 days, a Weapons Carry License can be renewed.
  • State prohibitors for Weapons Carry Licenses can be found at:  http://gaprobate.gov/content/weapons-carry-licenses

Requirements:

  • Must apply in the county of your residence.
  • Must provide a valid state issued identification with current physical address.
  • Applicants with post office boxes on their identification must provide proof of legal residence within Jackson County such as a rent or lease agreement, voter’s registration card, current utility bill, current (within last 30 days) paystub, or tag receipt/car registration.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Members of the Armed Forces (defined as active duty or reserve component of the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. National Guard, Georgia Army National Guard or Georgia Air National Guard), between the ages of 18 and 21, are eligible with the following:
    • Proof of completion of basic training
    • Proof they are actively serving or have been honorably discharged
    • Current Military identification, paystub and current assignment


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