Record Restriction

ATLANTA, GEORGIA   30303-3700
TEL (404) 658-6618   FAX (404) 658-7956  

Information Regarding Record Restriction Request

If you wish to file a Record Restriction Request, you must do the following if you were arrested BEFORE July 1, 2013:

  1. Request a Certified Disposition Letter from the Clerk of Court, located on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Court of Atlanta – Lenwood A. Jackson, Sr., Justice Center at 150 Garnett Street, SW, Atlanta, GA  30303.
  2. There is a charge for the Certified Disposition Letter (contact Clerk of Court).
  3. When requesting a Certified Disposition Letter, please have the following information available: name, date of birth, date of arrest and charge(s).
  4. Applications for Record Restriction are located at the arresting agency:

The Atlanta Police Department Identification Unit

3493 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, N.W.

Atlanta, Georgia   30331

(404) 546-4491

  • The contact person for Record Restriction applications at the APD Identification Unit is Ms. Michelle Cain.

Note:  The APD Identification Unit will file your Record Restriction Request and forward it to the appropriate Prosecutor’s Office.

If you were arrested AFTER July 1, 2013:

There is no application process.

  1. Click here to complete the Record Restriction request.
  2. Provide a Certified Disposition Letter, which must be obtained from the Clerk of Atlanta Municipal Court.
  3. Provide a copy of driver’s license or identification card.
  4. If you participated in a Diversion Program (i.e., PTIT or PTI) or Court Alternative Sentencing Program (i.e., TLC or Restorative Board), please provide the certificate or proof of completion of conditions/compliance.
  5. Please email all documents to

To contact the Record Restriction Unit at the Office of the City Solicitor by telephone, call (404) 954-7924; to e-fax, (404) 589-7374; to e-mail,

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