Judge Kayla Miller
Hours of Operation
Obtaining a Firearms License
Firearms license applications are accepted Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m and Friday from 8:00 a.m until 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. You must be at least 21 years of age and a permanent resident of Oglethorpe County to apply. You must provide proper identification showing your current residence at time of submitting application.
Firearm License Fee is $77.50. Fingerprint Fee is $10.00 at the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Department which covers the cost of your full Live Scan fingerprints that is required by all applicants to generate the FBI and GBI criminal background check. You will need to provide cash and correct change only to the Sheriff’s Department.
Licenses are valid for five years. You must surrender your old license at the time of application. The issuing of a new license usually requires two to four weeks and you have the choice to have the license mail to your address or picked up in the office.
If your license is lost or stolen, please contact the Probate Court immediately at 706-743-5350.
Information Regarding Firearms Licenses
Application for Weapons Carry License
New Probate Court Forms
Available for Download
Each year, many of the Probate Court Standard forms are changed to comply with new code provisions and to make administrative changes. Those changes are usually effective in July of each year.
All of the Probate Court Standard Forms may be downloaded for your use from http://www.gaprobate.org/forms.php
The forms are available in several formats.
It is important that the new version of all forms be used. Old versions will not be accepted for filing.
Beverly W. Nation, Probate Judge
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