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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.

Georgia Weapons Carry licenses may be obtained Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

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.

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: $74.75 – 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:

  • 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.
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NOW HIRING: E-911 Communications Officer positions

Union County 911 Center currently has 2 full-time and 1 part time dispatcher positions available. 911 dispatchers are responsible for receiving emergency and administrative calls from the public and dispatching the appropriate emergency personnel. The job requires computer skills, multi-tasking, and to be able to handle stressful situations in a timely manner. A 40 hour Communication Training certification is required, if you are not Georgia certified the expenses will be covered for your certification. 911 Dispatcher applicants must be able to work 12 hour shifts including nights and weekends and some holidays as required. Successful applicants must be able to pass a background investigation drug/alcohol test, and a pre-employment assessment. Full time and part time positions are available offering comparable wages and full time positions offer full benefits.
Applications are available 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday at the Union County E-911 Center located at 76 Hunt Martin St Suite D Blairsville, Contact number 706-439-6056. Union County is an equal opportunity employer.