Learning the laws regulating the use of firearms is a must for responsible ownership. Local regulations differ and laws vary from state to state. Citizens must check with the jurisdiction where the gun is to be used.
Alabama State Code provides that the Sheriff of a county shall issue a qualified or unlimited license to a person residing in the county, and is a suitable person to be licensed.
Pistol Permits must be obtained from the county sheriff of your county of residence.
Please note the following information:
The following states honor Concealed Carry Permits that are issued in the State of Alabama if you are 21 and older:
You can click the following link for a website with a color coded interactive map of the United States and you can click on each state to see their rules and regulations.
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|Alabama Gun Law Information
Alabama Gun Bill Act 2013-283
Under Age 21 Pistol Permit Information
The Sheriff my deny a permit application if a determination has been made that the person is prohibited from the possession of a pistol or firearm pursuant to state or federal law, or has a reasonable suspicion that the person may use a weapon unlawfully or in such other manner that would endanger the person's self or others. In making such determination, the sheriff may consider whether the applicant:
The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office offers this online service as a convenience to the community. In addition to the permit fee, the system will charge a per transaction fee for the convenience of applying and paying for your permit online. The convenience fee is not collected by the Sheriff. This fee is paid to the company that provides this order, payment and processing system to the public. You do have the option of applying and paying via cash in person at the Sheriff’s office. By doing so, you will not be charged the convenience fee.
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Colbert County Sheriff's Office
201 North Main Street
Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674
Phone: (256) 383-0741
For technical questions regarding using the online application form or questions about payments, please contact Permitium Support on
Storage of firearms and ammunition presents a unique responsibility. Children may see weapons as toys, and thieves view them as a tool for crime or an item that can be sold for quick profit. Keep all firearms locked away in a secure place.
It is the policy of the Colbert County Sheriff's Office to maintain the privacy of all individuals who hold a concealed carry firearms permit issued by the Sheriff of Colbert County. Records concerning information on concealed carry firearms permits are considered confidential and are not released to the public.