Georgia Weapons Carry License


Please Note: All applicants must provide a self-addressed stamped envelope if you prefer to have your Georgia weapons carry license mailed to you, otherwise you will be contacted when the license is ready to be picked up.

Georgia weapons carry applications will be taken from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at:

280 Constitution Boulevard
Room 2009
Dallas, GA 30132

First Time Applicants

Applicants Must:

  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a resident of Paulding County to apply for and receive the license here
  • Provide proof of legal residence if the applicant is not a citizen of the United States
  • Provide a valid Georgia Drivers License or Georgia I.D. with correct Paulding County Address. If address is not correct on ID then provide one of the following with ID:
    • Current tag receipt
    • Voters registration card
    • Water bill with service address
    • Electric bill with service address
    • P.O Boxes are not accepted
  • Be fingerprinted and submit to a criminal and mental health records check
  • Not have any legal disqualification to receipt of the license
  • Provide a self-addressed stamped envelope for mailing the license
  • No weapons carry license shall be issued to any person younger than 21 years of age unless he or she provides the above and is:
    • at least 18 years of age
    • provides proof that he or she has completed basic training in the armed forces of the United States
    • provided proof that he or she is actively serving in the armed forces of the United States or has been honorably discharged from such service
      • Suggested Proofs of the above:
        • Certificate of completion of basic training
        • Current pay stub showing current employment with military
        • DD214 (ie: medically discharged, etc.)

Please continue to Application Process for more information.

For Current Georgia Carry Laws, please refer to the following code sections

O.C.G.A. §16-11-126

O.C.G.A. §16-11-127

O.C.G.A. §16-11-129