*Note: All new applicants (non-renewal) must arrive between 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in order
to complete the application and fingerprinting process in the same day.
All renewal applicants must arrive between 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in order to
complete the application.
Applicants must be fingerprinted within 5 days of submitting application.
Cobb County Probate Court
32 Waddell Street
Marietta, GA 30090
Obtaining a weapons carry license in Cobb County
You must apply for your weapons carry license in the county in which you are domiciled
You must be at least 21 years of age
If you are 18-20 years of age, you may apply for a weapons carry license if adequate proof of
the following is provided to the court:
That you have completed basic training and
That you are actively serving in the armed forces of the United States or that you have
been honorably discharged from such service.
In order to obtain a weapons carry license in Georgia, you are required to be photographed,
fingerprinted, and must undergo a criminal background investigation by the GBI and FBI.
Upon receipt of the background investigations, if there is nothing to prohibit the issuance of your
license, we will issue your license to you. The background investigations may take as long as
The license is valid for five years, unless revoked.
Applicants must bring the following items to Probate Court:
Applicants for renewal license
To apply for a renewal, you must present a valid weapons carry license which, at the time of submission of the renewal application:
a. cannot be more than 30 days expired and
b. cannot have more than 90 days remaining until expiration
$30.00 Cash, Debit, or Credit Card (additional $2.50 service fee assessed to card)
Applicants for replacement license
If your license is lost, damaged, or stolen, you may obtain a replacement. You must report such loss or damage to this court within 48 hours of discovering it. If your license is damaged, you should bring it with you.
$6.00 Cash, Debit, or Credit Card (additional $2.50 service fee assessed to card)
Eligibility for obtaining a Weapons Carry License:
Please refer to O.C.G.A. §16-11-129
All fees are non-refundable.
If you have any further questions, please call 770-528-1931.
The Probate Court Judge, Clerk, and staff are committed to providing you with excellent customer service. We will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns that you may have about probate court services or procedures. Please be advised, however, that state law prohibits our staff from rendering legal advice, restating the law, or recommending specific ways to pursue legal action. Nothing on this web site is intended to advise anyone regarding legal remedies for a particular circumstance.
Many matters of law are quite complex and may require special knowledge of legal principles and procedures. If you have a problem involving the interpretation of the law, we suggest you contact an attorney licensed in the State of Georgia. Although we cannot recommend a specific attorney, you may contact the Cobb County Attorney Referral Service at (770) 424-7149.