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State firearm permits are issued through the Mississippi Department of Public Safety and are processed locally at the district Mississippi Highway Patrol Sub-Stations. The two nearest MHP Sub-Stations for the Olive Branch area are located at Batesville and New Albany. The Batesville location processes firearm permits on Mondays and Tuesdays (8 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3 pm) - phone number 662-563-6400. The New Albany location processes firearm permits on Tuesdays through Thursdays (8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm) - phone number 662-534-8619. View the State Firearms Permit website.
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Mississippi has reciprocal firearm permit agreements with: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
The local Mississippi Department of Public Safety Driver's License office is located at 6569 Highway 305 next door to the B. J. Chain Public Library in Olive Branch. Their phone number is 662-890-7211.
Mississippi vehicle tags can be purchased from the DeSoto County Tax Collector's office, located at 6597 B. J. Chain Drive in Olive Branch, next to the Olive Branch City Park. Their phone number is 662-469-8032.
Fingerprints can be done at the Olive Branch Police Department, located at 10470 Highway 178, each Wednesday (9 am to 11 am and 12 pm to 2 pm). Persons requiring fingerprints for job opportunities will need to obtain a fingerprint card(s) from their prospective employer and bring them with you to the Police Department. Cost is $10 for one card, $3 for each additional card. Cash or Check only. Please bring identification.
There are two minor medical centers located in Olive Branch. (1) Baptist Minor Medical located at 8990 Germantown Road - phone 662-893-1160 (open 7 days a week, 8 am to 8 pm, except Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas) and (2) Methodist/Le Bonheur Minor Medical located at 5480 Goodman Road - phone 662-893-9800 (open 7 days a week, 8 am to 8 pm).
The City of Olive Branch Animal Shelter/Control office is located at 7100 Stateline Road east of Highway 178. The shelter is open Monday through Fridays from 8 am to 4 pm. The phone number is 662-895-4582.