Applied 8/9, issued 9/13. Exactly five weeks, and without the benefit of my SSN. I think GCO fixed 'em up good Also, the info page here is out of date. The Probate Court has moved, directions are on their website: Fingerprints are done in the same building, and payment of the full $39 can be made directly to the clerk, no need for a separate money order to cover the background check. Do I need to copy this onto the form to update the site?