Henry County Probate Court
Hours of operation on Friday, December 13, 2013: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Our office will delay opening until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 13, 2013 due to a staff meeting. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Firearms Permit: Hours of Acceptance
Concealed Weapons Permit applications will only be accepted between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Onsite fingerprinting is available until 4:00 p.m. Please note that if you sign in at 3:45 or later to apply for a Concealed Weapons Permit, you may need to return at a later date for fingerprinting. It is recommended that you sign in before 3:30 for same-day fingerprinting.
Concealed Weapons Permit Fee
As of March, 1, 2013, the fee for a Concealed Weapons Permit is $79.00.
We accept the following forms of payment:
- Cash - Exact change or small bills are greatly appreciated.
- Money Orders
- Personal Checks – local Henry County checks only (we will not accept a starter check).
- Credit Cards – MasterCard and Visa only (click here for additional merchant fee information)
Please apply in person at the Probate court. Click here for a sample of the Weapons Carry License application.
Your valid driver’s license should show your correct Henry County address. If it does not show your correct Henry County address, please contact our office for additional information.
If you were born outside of the United States please call our office for further information.
In order to keep your permit current, it will be necessary for you to apply for a new permit every five years. You may want to come into our office at least 2 months in advance of the expiration date listed on the permit to complete this process.
Please bring your current permit along with your valid driver’s license to the Henry County Probate Court. Your driver’s license should reflect your correct Henry County address. If it does not show your correct Henry County address, please contact our office for additional information.
Lost or Stolen Permits
Please contact our office immediately at (770) 288-7600.
If you have lost your valid Concealed Weapons Permit and need a replacement, please note that you will receive the same type of permit that you were originally approved for. For instance, if you have lost a valid permit that was issued before January 1, 2012, you will receive the same laminated paper styled replacement. If you have lost a valid permit that was issued after January 1, 2012, you will receive a hard driver’s license styled replacement.
Please contact a Vital Records Clerk either by telephone or in person. Vital Records clerks can be reached by dialing (770) 288-7600, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays and furlough days).
Weapons Carry Licenses - Know the Law
A statement issued by Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker on March 23, 2010 adds North Dakota to the list of Georgia’s Firearm Permit Reciprocity. Georgia now reciprocates in recognizing firearms licenses with the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
Georgia permit holders should always familiarize themselves with the individual requirements and limitations on firearms permits in any of the reciprocating states where they wish to exercise their rights under this reciprocity program.