Background Check / Criminal History

Copies of Georgia criminal history reports are available from the Records Division in the front lobby of the Sheriff's Office. Please have a valid Georgia photo I.D. at the time of the request.

Georgia Criminal history reports are available for the following purposes:
  • Employment background check
  • Firearms permit applications
  • Guardianship cases
  • Immigration cases
Two types of Georgia criminal history reports are available:
  • A lifetime report on yourself (complete adult misdemeanor and felony history - Georgia only)
  • A lifetime report on another person (complete adult felony history only - Georgia only)
Fee Schedule
Report on self
Report on another person

Payment must be in the form of cash or money order only.

The requesting person must present a valid Georgia photo I.D. for the report to be notarized by Sheriff's Office personnel. If the requester does not have a valid Georgia I.D. they will still be able to obtain the report, but it will not be notarized. If requesting a report on another person, you will need that person's full name, date of birth, and if at all possible, their social security number.

Processing & Pickup

Reports require 1 business day for processing, and may be picked up at the Records office located in the front lobby of the Sheriff's Office at 610 Main Street, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 770-531-6877.