Welcome! This is an official application for a pistol permit. You must completely and accurately fill-out this application to be considered for a permit. Any falsification of the information within this application will result in the refusal of this application for a pistol permit.

Alabama State Code provides that the Sheriff of a county shall issue a qualified or unlimited license to a person residing in the county, and is a suitable person to be licensed.

You can request a permit from 1 to 5 years.  The cost of a pistol permit is $20.00 per year. 

The Sheriff’s Office will issue or deny a Pistol License Application within 30 days of receipt of a completed application.

Please read the following before proceeding:

Applicant Information:


: enter your existing permit # and the issuing county


Previous Names/Aliases:

Previous Last Name Previous First Name City Where Changed State Court File #

Information Related To Your Birth:



Current Military Status:

Please bring in your DD214 with you for the appointment. If you were dishonorably discharged, you will be denied.

Demographic Information:


feet inches

Telephone Number: (###-###-####)


Driver's License / Non-Operator ID: (or other State Issued ID)


Email:


Please Create A Password: (you can use this to track progress, and we may need to contact you during the process)


Password Information: In order to comply with CJIS standards we have employed the use of a password complexity monitor. As you enter your password, we will display an indicator of complexity. You will only be able to submit passwords thats are sufficiently complex as to be considered 'safe' by CJIS standards. The visual indicator will turn Blue or Green to indicate that your password is safe.

Important: CJIS requires we maintain a strict password policy and system of checks. As such, we check the following items as you enter your new password:
  • The password must be a minimum length of eight (8) characters on all systems
  • The password must not be a dictionary word
  • The password must not be the same as your email address
  • The password must not be a proper name

Current Residence Address: (this may be different than your mailing address)


Time At Present Address:


Work Information And Address: (enter your place of employment)


Select Your Application Type:



Total Fee:

$0

I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A PISTOL PERMIT AND POSSIBLE PROSECUTION. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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Application Qualification Questions:

Have you ever had a pistol permit?

Have you ever had a pistol permit revoked?

Have you ever been taken into custody by a law enforcement agency?

Have you ever been arrested or charged with a crime?

Have you ever been treated for mental illness?

Have you ever been treated for substance abuse (drugs/alcohol)?

Are you addicted to alcohol, prescription medicine or illegal drugs?

Are you on probation or under a restraining order from ANY court?

Are you awaiting trial as a defendant in any criminal case?


I DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS TRUE AND CORRECT. I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT ANY FALSIFICATION OF THE ABOVE INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE REFUSAL OF MY APPLICATION FOR A PISTOL PERMIT AND POSSIBLE PROSECUTION. CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW AND STATE LAW ON THE POSSESSION OF HANDGUNS AND FIREARMS DIFFER.

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