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

Permits should be picked up within 10 business days of notification of approval.

Please read the following before proceeding:

Applicant Information:


Previous Names/Aliases: (Please list all previous names/aliases inc. maiden name and marital names where applicable)

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)


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:


Previous Addresses: (please list all previous addresses)

Address Line 1 Address Line 2 City State Zip Country From To

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 or denied?

Have you ever been convicted of a crime?

Are you now or have you ever been under an indictment?

Are you now or have you ever been treated for a 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 been found guilty by reason of mental illness in a criminal case?

Have you been found not guilty in a criminal case by reasons 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 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 under the laws of Alabama or the United States?


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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