|Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. except holidays
Probate Court offices are located on the first floor of the Grady County Courthouse in the first door on the right when entering through the south entrance.
A $24.00 MONEY ORDER or CASHIER’S CHECK made payable to the G.B.I. (This fee is to pay for the background check. The G.B.I. will only accept a money order or cashier’s check.)
Fifteen dollars ($15.00) for Probate Court Fee. This may be either cash, money order or personal check.
Fingerprinting may be done at the Grady County Sheriff’s Office, located at 115 16th Avenue, N.E., Cairo, GA. The Sheriff’s hours for printing are 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Fingerprinting will be done at the Cairo Police Department, located at 4 South Broad Street, Cairo, GA. The Police Department’s hours for printing are 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
First time applications usually take six (6) to eight (8) weeks. Please wait at least six (6) weeks before calling to check on your permit.