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As of AUGUST 2, 2020 WEAPONS CARRY PERMIT FEES for new applications will INCREASE TO $82.38


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 CLAYTON COUNTY PROBATE COURT  

 Weapons Carry License

 


AN APPOINTMENT IS REQUIRED TO FILE AN APPLICATION FOR NEW, RENEWAL, AND REPLACEMENT WEAPONS CARRY PERMITS.

All applicants who appear in person MUST wear a mask or face covering and are strongly encouraged to bring your own pen to sign the application.

NEW WEAPONS CARRY PERMIT APPLICATIONS – IN PERSON BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

777 bắn cá vàngIf you are applying for a new permit, you will need to complete the application, set an appointment and come in for your appointment as scheduled. If you are more than 10 minutes late for your appointment, you may have to reset your appointment to another date. Follow the process below:

1. Complete your online Weapons Carry Application by clicking here:

2. Schedule your appointment by clicking here:

777 bắn cá vàng3. Arrive at the Clayton County Probate Court on the scheduled date and time with the proper documentation, which includes:

  • If you are a citizen but were not born in the US you will have to bring additional citizenship documentation.
  • Georgia Driver’s License with a current Clayton County address

In addition, you will need:

  • $30.00 for the permit application, which is acceptable in the form or cash, check or credit card. A processing fee will apply to all credit/debit card payments.
  • And $51.50 – for fingerprinting which is only accepted in the form of a debit or credit card and must be paid for at the time of application.
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope. (If not, an additional $2.00 mailing fee will be charged.)
  • Because of the pandemic, we are not able to conduct fingerprinting at this time; therefore, you will be sent to an off-site location. The fee for fingerprinting, $51.50, can only be accepted in the form of a debit or credit card at the time of application.


APPLICANTS FOR RENEWAL LICENSES:

  • Those renewing their Weapons Carry Licenses are encouraged to do so by mail. The instructions for both the Renewal Process in Person and the Renewal Process by Mail are listed below. It will be necessary to print the Weapons Carry License Application to begin your online Weapons Carry Application by clicking here: , and you must follow all the steps below to complete the process.

 

  • Should you choose to set an appointment, you can do so by clicking here: . If your Weapons Carry Permit expires before your appointment, call 770-477-3301 and ask the clerk for an appointment to Renew your Weapons Carry Permit and provide them with the date of expiration so that they can best assist you. Be reminded that if you are more than 30 days past your expiration date, you will have to apply for as a new applicant. You cannot renew your license more than 90 days before the expiration date.

 

  • If you are more than 10 minutes late for your appointment, you may have to reset your appointment to another date.

 

RENEWAL PROCESS IN PERSON

YOU MUST HAVE A PERMIT THAT HAS NOT EXPIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE.

Prior to your appointment, you must complete an online application. To do so, click here:

When you appear for your appointment, you will check in at the desk and give the clerk your confirmation number, your Government issued photo ID showing your current Clayton County address, and your self-addressed stamped envelope. (Otherwise, you will be charged an additional $2.00 mailing fee.) Be advised that a processing fee will apply to all credit/debit card payments.

RENEWAL PROCESS BY MAIL

YOU MUST HAVE A PERMIT THAT HAS NOT EXPIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE.

777 bắn cá vàngPrint and complete all the forms listed below. Complete each one and have the applications notarized. Return all documents by mail with the proper payment along with a self-addressed stamped envelope.

1. Clayton County Form for Renewal

2. WCL Privacy Rights Statement

3. Application (DPS 445)

4. Social Security number information

5. Payment for $30.00 Renewal Fee with Credit Card777 bắn cá vàng a processing fee will apply to all credit/debit card payments.

777 bắn cá vàng6. A copy of your current unexpired Weapons Carry Permit.

777 bắn cá vàng7. Self-addressed stamped envelope. (If not, a 2$ mailing fee will be charged.)

All mail in renewal applications must be signed in front of a notary public. Applications not properly notarized will not be accepted. For more information, please see our website: trendsandroid.com/government/courts/probate-court/weapons-carry-license

 

REPLACEMENT PROCESS BY MAIL

YOU MUST HAVE A PERMIT THAT HAS NOT EXPIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE.

777 bắn cá vàng If you have a valid permit in Clayton County issued by Clayton County and it was lost, stolen or requires an amendment, you may obtain a replacement by mail. Print and complete all of the forms listed below and mail them in. You do have to include a detailed police report if your permit was lost or stolen. The police report MUST list your Weapons Carry Permit as one of the lost or stolen items.

1. Form to request a replacement by mail

2. Weapons Carry Petition for replacement

3. WCL Replacement Affidavit

4. Form for credit card payment for replacement a processing fee will apply to all credit/debit card payments.

5. WCL Privacy Rights Statement

6. Social Security number information

7. A detailed police report that lists your Weapons Carry Permit as lost or stolen

777 bắn cá vàng8. Self-addressed stamped envelope. (If not, a $2.00 mailing fee will be charged.)

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Weapons Carry License Application Fees


WCL Applications (New Customers)                                                                 $81.50

WCL Applications (Renewals)                                                                             $30.00

WCL Applications (RLE-New Customers)                                                          $15.50

WCL Applications (RLE-Renewals)                                                                      $7.00

Weapons Carry License Replacement                                                               $6.00

Cash, Debit and Credit cards are accepted.

There is a surcharge for credit card payments.

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE

(For Renewals, Replacements, and New Weapons Carry Licenses.) If you do not provide a self-addressed stamped envelope, an additional fee of $2.00 will be charged.

 

Important Information Regarding Application Requirements

  • Applicant must provide a valid copy of their driver's license or State issued identification card. Applicant’s identification must show that they are a resident of Clayton County. P.O. Box addresses will not be accepted. Should the applicant’s address display a county other than Clayton, the applicant must provide proof that they are a resident of Clayton County.
    • Sufficient documentation to show proof of residency: A copy of a current utility bill or current vehicle registration.
  • If the applicant was NOT born in the United States they must provide a valid US passport or their Naturalization certificate.
    • If the applicant was born abroad and is a US citizen they will need to provide their US born abroad birth certificate.
  • If the applicant has just moved to Georgia, an out of state driver’s license will not be accepted. The applicant must obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license or State issued identification card before applying for their Weapons Carry License. Temporary paper licenses will be accepted.

What to Do If Your Weapons Carry License Was Lost Or Stolen

  • · You must provide valid photo ID and a copy of the police report specifically stating that the license was lost or stolen before obtaining a replacement license. (Follow the instructions under REPLACEMENT PROCESS BY MAIL.)
    • If your Weapons Carry License is issued by the Court and was lost in the mail, a detailed police report must still be provided.
    • Please be aware that due to USPS processing times it can take up to six weeks for your permit to be received as returned to the Probate Court. Please take this into consideration before applying for a replacement.
    • Should your Weapons Carry License be returned to the Probate Court, a clerk will attempt to contact you in regards to remailing or holding the Weapons Carry License for pick up.

 

Retired Law Enforcement Offers (RLE)

Applicant must provide an original letter on agency letterhead stating the dates of service and verification of employment to qualify for the reduced fee. Copies will not be accepted. This must be provided for new applications as well as renewals. A Probate Court Clerk will provide an example letter for reference, if needed.

 

New vs Renewal?

  • If your most recent Weapons Carry License has been expired for more than 30 days, you must reapply for a new license.
  • You may renew your current Weapons Carry License as early as 90 DAYS prior to the expiration date and no later than 30 days after the expiration date.
  • You must present your current Weapons Carry License when you are renewing.

 


Please note: Clayton County Probate Court is NOT a GAPS (Georgia Applicant Processing Service) location. Clayton County Probate Court can only process fingerprint background requests for Clayton County residents applying for their Georgia Weapons Carry License.