Criminal History / Background Check

Georgia criminal history record information can be obtained from the Henry County Sheriff's Office for employment or licensing purposes.  A signed Consent Form is required.   

Any person requesting a criminal history must provide either a valid State of Georgia picture ID or a valid government issued picture ID and another form of ID with your name on it (names on all ID's must match).  If a third party is requesting or receiving the criminal history on your behalf, copies of the same ID's must accompany the completed and notarized consent form.


Criminal history records can be obtained for a fee of $20 (Cash or money order only).


Georgia criminal history records can be obtained Monday - Friday between the hours of 8 AM and 4:30 PM (excluding holidays) at the following location:

Henry County Sheriff's Office
120 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA  30253

Criminal history records cannot be faxed.  
A valid photo ID is required from anyone receiving criminal history records.
For information on obtaining FBI records click here.