The Horry County Sheriff's Office conducts fingerprinting Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.    You may bring your fingerprint cards with you or we will provide the cards.   Please bring a State Issued picture identification card with you when you come.  

Concealed Weapons Permit

Concealed Weapons Permits are issued by the SC Law Enforcement Division.  The applications and renewals can be completed online at  If you have any questions, you may contact Sgt. Rick Thompson at 843-915-5450 or email at

Funeral Escorts

The Horry County Sheriff’s Office is honored to provide funeral escorts for our funeral homes.   If you would like to request a funeral escort, please submit the request to   Please make sure to include the date and time of the funeral and the route of the funeral.   Also, please include the name of the deceased and your contact information.  Once you submit your request, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Records Checks

The Horry County Sheriff's Office will provide a local records check at no charge Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Local record checks consist of information obtained from the Horry County Public Index.  Information is also available at

When requesting a records check from the Horry County Sheriff's Office for another individual, a signed and notarized waiver is mandatory.  This request can be expedited by printing and completing the Request Form prior to arrival.  The identification required at time of submitting a request is:

State Issued ID or United States Passport

Records Check Request Form

Temporary Beer & Wine Permits

Below you will find a link to the Department of Revenue, Temporary Beer & Wine Permit form.  The Sheriff's Office will be glad to assist in the approval of your permit.  If you should have any questions, please contact us at 843-915-5450. 

Download Temporaray Beer & Wine Permit:  General Information


Judgments are obtained either through Magistrate Court or Circuit Court depending upon amount. 

Once you obtain a Judgment, if the Defendant has not paid the amount they owe, please file Judgment with the Clerk of Court, you will be given a Civil Process Case Number, there is a $10.00 filing fee.  Then, fill in the forms provided and mail or bring in the forms with $25.00 filing fee to the Sheriff's Office. 

Affidavit for Execution for Clerk of Court
Assume Cost Form
Execution Against Property Cheat Sheet
Execution Against Property
Judgment Guidelines
Letter to be sent with blank execution form
Note to Plaintiff filing an Execution Against Property