Requirements to Obtain a Concealed Weapons Carry Permit
1. Must be a U.S. Citizen or eligible lawful alien. (Additional documentation required to establish alien status).
2. Must be 21 years of age.
3. Must be a resident of Muscogee County or active duty U.S. Armed Forces and reside in Columbus/Fort Benning.
4. Required documentation:
a.) A copy of Birth Certificate or U.S. Passport AND Driver's License/State ID showing current Muscogee County address.
b.) Active duty U.S. Armed Forces who have an out of state Driver's License must also provide a military ID and a current lease or a current utility bill (power, water or gas only) showing Muscogee County/Fort Benning address.
5. Required fee - $80.00 cash, debit or credit card (for an additional fee), or money order payable to Probate Court, or $79.25 if you provide your own self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Concealed Weapons Carry Permit applications are processed through the Probate Court Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 5:00PM.
Sheriff's Office fingerprinting hours are Monday through Friday 8:30AM to 11:30AM and 1:00PM to 4:30PM.