Background Check

Background Check / Criminal History

Copies of Georgia criminal history reports are available from the front lobby of the Sheriff's Office. Please have a valid Georgia photo I.D. at the time of the request.

Georgia Criminal history reports are available for the following purposes:

  • Employment background check
  • Firearms permit applications
  • Guardianship cases
  • Immigration cases

Two types of Georgia criminal history reports are available:

  • A lifetime report on yourself (complete adult misdemeanor and felony history - Georgia only)
  • A lifetime report on another person (complete adult felony history only - Georgia only)

Fee Schedule

Report Fee
Report on self $25
Report on another person $25

Payment must be in the form of cash or money order only.

The requesting person must present a valid Georgia photo I.D. for the report to be notarized by Sheriff's Office personnel. If the requester does not have a valid Georgia I.D. they will still be able to obtain the report, but it will not be notarized. If requesting a report on another person, you will need that person's full name, date of birth, and if at all possible, their social security number.

Processing & Pickup:
Reports require 2 business days for processing and may be picked up at the front lobby of the
Sheriff's Office at
21 James Little Street
Carnesville, GA 30521, 
between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 706-384-2525.