Columbus County Sheriff's Office

Frequently Asked Questions


If my driver license, tag, or inspection expires, do I have a 15 day “grace period” to get them renewed?


How do I get a Concealed Weapons Permit?


I need to be fingerprinted for a job I applied for. Where can I go to be fingerprinted?


What car seat is recommended for my child?


How can I receive phone calls from an inmate?


How can I write an inmate?


What can I bring an inmate?


When can I visit someone in the Detention Center?


How can I add money to an inmate’s account?


Who does the Sheriff answer to?


How do I get off jury duty?


How do I obtain a copy of an incident report from the Sheriff’s Office?


Can I get a copy of my driving record or criminal history from the Sheriff’s Office?


How do I get a Handgun Purchase Permit?