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Pistol Permits  

Please read all the information carefully.

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.


  • The cost of a pistol permit is $20.00 per year.
  • Permits can be issued up to five years at a time.

You have the option to pay by cash or by credit/debit card through this site.

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

For More Information, Contact:

Houston County Sheriff's Office
144 North Oates Street
Dothan, AL 36303

Phone: (334) 677-4882


For Technical Support, Contact:

Permitium Software
Phone: (855) 642-2453