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Employers have obligations if workers are injured on the job.
Eligible Georgians can apply for a Weapons Carry License through probate court.
Georgians who are 18 and older may apply for a non-commercial driver’s license (Class C).
An instructional permit, also known as a learner’s permit, is for Georgia teens preparing to get their full driver’s license.
Once you meet certain requirements, you can apply for a provisional driver’s license at age 16.
A homestead exemption can give you tax breaks on what you pay in property taxes.
You can apply for a marriage license from your county probate court.
Legally change your name by submitting a petition to a Superior Court.
Find available job and internship opportunities with Georgia state government.
Grow your Georgia business by taking advantage of state business tax incentives.
This waiver program provides in-home and community-based services as an alternative to a nursing home.
Medicaid provides access to free and low-cost medical care.
SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps, provide any eligible citizen monthly funds to buy groceries.
The Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program assists low-income families with the cost of childcare.
The Georgia Dream Homeownership Program provides affordable mortgage financing for eligible homebuyers.
The Housing Choice Voucher Program can help families find safe, affordable rentals.
These Medicaid waiver programs support eligible Georgians with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities
Government property that is no longer used is redistributed or sold.
Cancel your vehicle’s registration if it’s sold or no longer in use.
If you are an existing Georgia driver and change your address within Georgia, you have 60 days to update your license.
Child Support Services assists you to collect or pay child support.
Get information about services, programs, and benefits for older people and those with disabilities.
Georgians who have a need, concern, or idea regarding state policy can contact their state legislators.
Children with special needs and sensory impairments can enroll in educational programs.
Head Start is a free education program for eligible children from birth to age 5.
You must get a hunter education course certificate in order to get a hunting license.
PeachCare for Kids is a comprehensive health care program for uninsured children living in Georgia.
Georgia’s Pre-K is a free, state-funded program for four-year-olds.
Enroll your child at a public school in your district.
Authorize another person to make decisions on your behalf with power of attorney.
You can restrict public access to your criminal records.
File a DBA with your county’s Clerk of the Superior Court to do business under another name.
New unemployment insurance claims can be filed with the Georgia Department of Labor.
If you are injured on the job, you can file a claim for benefits.
Georgia Department of Labor decisions can be appealed within 15 days.
File a petition to begin child custody proceedings.
File for divorce with your county’s Clerk of the Superior Court.
People who have earned income in Georgia must file state income taxes.
Certain small businesses in Georgia are required to file state income taxes.
Find job opportunities in your professional field across the state.
Search for offenders using the Georgia Department of Corrections free online search tool.
Before you select a business tax software vendor, make sure it’s one that is approved by the state.
You can find safe, affordable rental housing through an online search tool.
You can receive career training through the Georgia Department of Labor’s partner programs.
Use Georgia Gateway to apply online for benefits.
Drivers using Peach Pass automatically pay Georgia Express Lanes tolls.
Your profession may require a license or certification to work in Georgia.
Victims of violence can petition a judge for a protective order.
You can apply for a U.S. passport by mail or in person.
People with medical conditions can apply to tint their vehicle windows.
Home insurance, also called homeowners insurance, offers protection for your home and property.
Certain immunizations and screenings are required to enroll in school.
The COVID-19 vaccine is available to the public at no cost.
Hunting season is regulated by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
You can look up the performance of any Georgia public school online.
Child Support Services helps you collect or pay child support.
Each county's Board of Registrar's Office oversees elections
The Super Speeder fine is an extra $200 added to speeding tickets.
With traffic tickets, you can pay the fine and accept the penalty.
Child Support Services ensures that parents provide financial support to their children.
Certain individuals are required to pay estimated tax.
Property taxes are paid annually in the county where the property is located.
You can contest your traffic ticket in court.
Wildlife Resources issues licenses for fishing and hunting.
SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps, must be renewed periodically.
Qualifying watercraft vessels must be registered with the State of Georgia.
Businesses that meet certain qualifications must pay unemployment insurance taxes.
Certain businesses must register and periodically file taxes.
A limited partnership (LP) is a business structure composed of general and limited partners.
If you own or lease a vehicle in Georgia, you must register it with the state.
A limited liability company (LLC) is a business structure that offers limited personal liability on the part of the owner.
Eligible Georgians can register to vote through the Secretary of State’s Office.
A corporation is a type of business entity that has limited liability and is separate from its owners, the shareholders.
You must file an annual registration for your corporation with the Secretary of State every year.
You must renew your driver’s license every 8 years.
You must file an annual registration for your limited partnership (LP) with the Secretary of State every year.
Your professional license or certification may have to be renewed regularly.
You must file an annual registration for your LLC with the Secretary of State every year.
You need a license to fish or hunt in Georgia.
You have to renew your vehicle’s registration each year.
Medicaid benefits must be renewed at least once every 12 months.
If you suspect elder abuse, report it immediately to Adult Protective Services.
Get a copy of your vaccination history from the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Request an additional six months to file your Georgia income tax return.
Vital records include birth, death, marriage, and divorce records.
Learn about Georgia’s economy, job market, businesses, and workforce.
You can reserve a business name while you’re in the process of making your business official.
Visitors can book camping and lodging accommodations at certain Georgia state parks.
Running for public office requires following a number of key steps.
Contact the local sheriff’s office for information about existing warrants in that county.
A business structure determines how your business is organized.
Transfer ownership of your vehicle with the Certificate of Title.
Courts may call on local residents to serve as jurors for a trial.
Tax credits for landlords promote affordable rental housing for low-income tenants.
You must apply for a Georgia driver's license within 30 days of becoming a resident.
This calculator can estimate the tax due when you buy a vehicle.
Registered voters get sample ballots by mail before an election.
Make an appointment to visit an inmate at a corrections facility.
Georgians registered to vote have the option to vote by mail.
Registered voters in Georgia can vote in person before Election Day.
Registered voters in Georgia can cast their ballots in person on Election Day.
Runoff elections are held when no candidate wins the required majority of votes.
You get a tax refund when you pay more taxes than you owe.
A will is a legal document that declares how property should be divided after a person dies.