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Pistol Permit applications may also be obtained at the Lee County Sheriff's Office located at 1900 Fredrick Road Opelika, Alabama.
This application is for a general class non-restrictive concealed carry permit. It covers concealed carry of a handgun and does not require the licensee to carry a specific firearm.
You may use two options to submit your pistol permit application:
1) Complete this form on-line then print and either mail in or bring to the Sheriff's Office at 1900 Frederick Road Opelika, AL 36801 M-F 8am to 5pm CST
2) Print this form and fill out (please print) and either mail or bring to the Sheriff's Office at 1900 Frederick Road Opelika, AL 36801 M-F 8am to 5pm CST.
Please read the following before applying for a permit:
1. You can only apply for a permit in the county where you live, therefore you must be a resident of Lee County before you can apply for a permit with this office.
2. You are not required to have a permit for a rifle or shotgun.
3. Once the application has been submitted, please allow 15-20 business days for it to be processed. You should call the Sheriff's Office at (334) 737-7107 M-F 8am to 5pm CST to inquire on the status of your application.
4. You must be 18 years of age or older to apply for a permit.
5. You must appear in person to pick up a permit for the first time, a renewal notice will be mailed in the month of expiration.
6. Permits are issued on a yearly basis and must be renewed each year to remain current.
7. The Sheriff's Office accepts currency, money orders or checks. We are not able to take credit cards. Please have correct change.
Permits may be picked up Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm CST.
The cost of a pistol permit is $20.00 for anyone age 18 to 59. The cost for persons age 60 or over is $15.00.
Concealed Carry Firearms Permits Information Disclosure Policy:
It is the policy of the Lee County Sheriff's Office to maintain the privacy of all individuals who hold a concealed carry firearms permit issued by the Sheriff of Lee County. Records concerning information on concealed carry firearms permits are considered confidential and are not released to the public.