Click on the secure link below to start the application or renewal process required by law for the background check . Fill in the required information for the background check and you will be notified within 30 days of your approval. Payment can be made on-line with a credit or debit card with a service fee. A computer KIOSK is located in our offices at 48 6th St. in Ashville and 1610 Cogswell Ave. in Pell City and is available for those that desire to pay for their permit in cash or who do not have access to the internet at home or work. After we complete our criminal history investigation you will be notified of your approval by email, text, or automated telephone call. Please bring a valid Alabama Driver’s License or Alabama State ID card for verification when you pick-up your permit.
Permits can be picked up Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Permits not picked up within 60 days will require reprocessing of the background check.