State and Superior Court Permanent Process
Permanent Process Servers are appointed on an annual basis. In
order to be considered for appointment, petitioners must meet
specific requirements for consideration. To become a permanent
process server for State and Superior Court, the requesting party
must submit a petition for appointment which attests that he or she
meets all of the established requirements. Petitioners must also
sign and return an official application for review and
consideration by the Permanent Process Server Review Panel. In
addition, all petitioners MUST submit a copy of a recent (within
one year of the request) criminal history check for review.
2013 Permanent Process Server List (pdf)
Appointment review will begin each year on the first business
day of October and end the last business day of November. Request
for appointment must be received on or before the last business day
of November for consideration and review for the following
(Example: Information must be submitted by November 30, 2012
to be considered for appointment for 2013).
Requirements for Appointment
- Must submit an application for review or renewal (Effective
- Must be 18 years of age
- Must submit to a criminal background check
- Must not have committed any serious criminal offenses
- Must attest that he/she does not suffer from any debilitating
mental or legal disability that would impede appointment.
- Must be of good character and/or in good standing with the
Georgia Bar (Bar number required).
Once the information is reviewed and a decision regarding
appointment has been made, a letter will be forwarded to the
petitioner's attention confirming his or her status as a Permanent
Process Server. The designated appointment status will remain
effective through December of the official year of appointment.
Superior and State Court Permanent Process Server
Applications and other original documentation can be hand
delivered or mailed to:
Attention: Permanent Process Server Review Panel
9151 Tara Blvd, Suite 3CA01
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact
Court Administration at (770) 477-3414.
Court Administrator: Matthew
Harold R. Banke Justice Center
9151 Tara Boulevard, Suite 3CA01,
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Telephone: (770) 477-3415
Fax: (770) 478-2381
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm