July 23, 2017   ServicesFirearms Permits   
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Weapons Carry Permits

The applicant must be at least 21 years old and have a Government Issued ID to prove age and Effingham County residency.

Fees:  $79.00 check, cash or money order.   Two separate checks or money orders are required one for $ 71.00 and one for $8.00. This fee includes fingerprinting.

After the applicant has filled out the application they will take it to the Sheriff's Office to be fingerprinted.

The Sheriff’s Office is open for fingerprints from 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.   The Probate Court will only take applications between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:00p.m. Monday thru Friday.  


A renewal is defined as 90 days before expriation and 30 days after the gun permit has expired.

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