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Background Checks

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are simply a review of an individual to determine any criminal activity. Often times, an employer may require a criminal background check for employment purposes.

*Effective September 30th, 2022, fees will increase for criminal background checks. Fees for criminal background checks will increase from $15 to $20.

**Additionally, effective this year kiosks will be used to process criminal background check transactions. The kiosk will not provide change. There will be a $3 service fee for all transactions. There will be an additional 3% fee on the total transaction for credit cards.

Local
$.25PER PAGE
Local
State Wide
$15PER PAGE
State Wide
National
Varies
National (3046255590)

IN ORDER TO OBTAIN A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, YOU MUST:

  • Appear in person at our Headquarters in downtown Marietta at 185 Roswell Street.
  • Provide a government issued picture identification; a Social Security Card is not acceptable.
  • You must provide your name, date of birth, sex, race, and Social Security Number

Contact Information:

Cobb County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Building (Basement)
185 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA
(770) 499-4696