Firearms Permits Only
Hall County Courthouse
225 Green St. SE
Gainesville, GA 30501
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM - 4:45 PM (closed on holidays)
*Please note that there are additional requirements and fees related to obtaining a GA weapons license. Visit the Hall County Probate Court’s web page here for complete information.
Sex Offenders, Business Licenses, Alcohol Permits
Hall County Sheriff's Office
2859 Browns Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30504
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (closed on holidays)
Fingerprinting Fee Schedule
Firearms permit = $25 (new application); $20 (renewal)
Hall County Alcohol Beverage Licensing = $50
Hall County Business License = $50
*Payment is accepted in the form of cash or debit/credit card (except American Express). Checks are not accepted.
All fingerprint applicants must have a valid photo I.D.
Pre-employment and out-of-state employment fingerprinting is offered at the Gainesville Police Department (770-534-5252) on Wednesdays only, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., or at the Flowery Branch Police Department (770-967-6336) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.. Applicants for out-of-state employment must provide their own fingerprint cards (these should be provided by the prospective employer)
Adoption application (local or international) fingerprints are not conducted by the above agencies
Citizenship application fingerprints are done at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Servicesoffice in Atlanta
Taxi drivers applying for their license through the City of Gainesville will be fingerprinted by the Gainesville Police Department
For further information on the Fingerprinting process at the Hall County Sheriff's Office, please call (770)531-6900.