Cobb County Government

Background Checks

Georgia Criminal Background Checks

The Criminal background checks are a review of an individual’s history to determine any criminal activity within the State of Georgia. Background checks are $15.00.

In order to obtain a criminal background check, you may appear in person at the Cobb County Police Department Central Records, or send a request form by mail. Please refer to the request form for more instructions. A valid form of identification is required.

Print the criminal history request form and instructions [PDF].

National Criminal Background Checks

If you require a national criminal history report you can contact CJIS Customer Service Desk at 304-625-5590 and they will provide the information on how to obtain the History.