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.

Once your application has been approved, you will have 30 calendar days to pick the permit up from the Sheriff's Office. Failure to do so will result in the application being voided, at which time you would have to reapply. You must appear in person in order to have your photograph taken for the permit.

Please read the following before proceeding:

Applicant Information:


Previous Names/Aliases:

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

Information Related To Your Birth:



Demographic Information:


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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)


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


Present Mailing Address: (if different from residence address)


Spouse Residence Address:


Time At Present Address:


Select Your Application Type:



Total Fee:

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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 convicted of a crime?

Are you now or have you ever been under indictment?

Are you now or have you ever been treated for mental illness or substance abuse (drugs/alcohol)?

Are you now or have you ever been under a restraining order to prevent endangering yourself or others?

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

Have you ever been found guilty by reason of mental illness in a criminal case?

Have you ever been found not guilty in a criminal case by reason of insanity or mental disease or defect?

Have you been declared incompetent to stand trial in a criminal case?

Have you asserted a defense in a criminal case of not guilty by reason of insanity or mental disease or defect?

Have you ever been found not guilty by reason of lack of mental responsibility under the Uniform Code of Military Justice?

Have you required involuntary outpatient treatment in a psychiatric hospital or similar treatment facility based on a finding that you are an imminent danger to yourself or to others?

Have you required involuntary commitment to a psychiatric hospital or similar treatment facility for any reasons, including drug use?

Have you been the subject of a prosecution or of a commitment or incompetency proceeding that could lead to a prohibition on the receipt or possession of a firearm?


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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