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Georgia Weapons Carry License

The Probate Court of Union County issues Georgia Weapons Carry Licenses to all qualified persons who are residents of Union County, Georgia.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PRIOR TO COMING TO THE OFFICE.  APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO PRINT OR MAY BE PICKED UP OUTSIDE THE TOP ENTRANCE OF THE COURTHOUSE 24/7.

ONLINE APPLICATION click here : Applicants may submit an online application.  Within two weeks, applicants must come to the Probate Court to complete the application process.  Please follow directions as indicated on the online application and indicated below. 

Printable Georgia Weapons Carry License Application Information Sheet.

Requirements for NEW Weapons Carry License Applications:

  • Must be 21 years of age (if under 21, must provide proof of completion of basic training and proof of active service or an honorable discharge from the armed forces of the United States)
  • Must be a resident of Union County, GA
  • Must submit a picture identification including the physical address (if PO Box – Must bring proof of physical address)
  • Must submit to a fingerprint based criminal background check within 5 business days before any license is issued.  If you have questions regarding the various prohibitions for Weapons Carry licenses, you may refer to OCGA 16-11-129(b).  Fingerprinting is available at Union County Jail on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00AM-4:00PM and Tuesday from 9:00AM-12:00PM.
  • Fees: $76.00 – Cash, local checks or Money Orders and/or Visa or MasterCard.
  • The license, when approved, is valid for five years.
  • For additional information relating to the application for a Weapons Carry license, please contact the Union County Probate Court.

Requirements for RENEWAL Weapons Carry License Applications:

Pursuant to Governor Kemp’s order, all licenses expiring from February 12, 2020 to June 12, 2020 may have a renewal period of 120 days.

  • May renew 90 days prior to expiration of current license or within 30 days after expiration
  • Must be a resident of Union County, GA
  • Must submit a picture identification including the physical address (if PO Box – Must bring proof of physical address)
  • Fees: $30.00 – Cash, local checks or money orders or VISA or Mastercard
  • The license, when approved, is valid for five years.
  • For additional information, please contact the Union County Probate Court.
Announcements
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

There will be a CALLED MEETING of the Union County Commission on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Union County Courthouse located at 65 Courthouse Street, Blairsville, Georgia.

The purpose of this meeting will be to approve Resolution R-2020-13 re-appointing Susie Phillips to the Union County Board of Tax Assessors. No other business will be conducted.

Attendees will be required to wear a mask.