Cobb County Government

Applicants Must Bring the Following Items to Probate Court

  • Valid Georgia identification with current Cobb County address (P.O. boxes are not accepted);
    • If your ID does not show your current Cobb County address, you must adequately prove your domicile by providing the court sufficient documentation such as (more than one will be required):
      • Government issued ID card
      • Voter registration card
      • Income tax records
      • Property tax statement
      • Utility bills
      • Lease agreement
  • If you have lived at your current address longer than 60 days and your valid Georgia Driver's License does not reflect your current Cobb County address, pursuant to § 40-5-33, other documents will not be accepted as proof of domicile.
  • The fee to apply is $74.75, effective October 1, 2016, (cash/credit/debit/money order) for the license, fingerprinting, criminal background check, and mental health records check;
    • Please note, there will be a $2.50 service fee assessed to any credit/debit card transaction. This service fee goes directly to LexisNexis VitalChek Network, Inc.; Probate Court’s payment processing vendor.
  • You must provide the court with a self-addressed stamped envelope when applying for the license if you wish to have the license mailed to you.
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen, you must show proof of your lawful presence in the U.S.