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Verification of Lawful Presence Within United States (O.C.G.A. ยง 50-36-1)

Before you begin your GATE application, you will need to have prepared your Secure and Verifiable Affidavit and identification.

NOTE: Due to O.C.G.A. §50-36-1, Verification of Lawful Presence Within United States, all GATE applications are requiring new documentation to be submitted prior to being able to renew your GATE card.

Please be sure to tell us when you are renewing other licenses within the department and we will be glad to attach your secure and verifiable documentation from your GATE account for your convenience. For assistance, call the Customer Service Center at 855-FARM TAX (855-327-6829).


Online Instructions

Please follow the steps below to gather and prepare the required SAVE information.

  1. Print a Blank Affidavit
  2. Your Affidavit will need to be notarized. Locate a Notary Public.
  3. Fill in, sign , and have your Affidavit notarized
  4. Take a photo or scan valid identification, save as a PDF or JPG file on the computer you are using to apply for your GATE card
  5. Take a photo or scan filled in and notarized Affidavit, save as a PDF or JPG file on the computer you are using to apply for your GATE card

When you have completed the above steps, return to this page and click the button below.







For assistance, call the Customer Service Center at 1-(855)-FARM TAX or 1-(855) 327-6829
You can also email us at,
farmtax@agr.georgia.gov

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To contact our call center between the hours of 8am and 5:00pm M-F, dial 1-(855)-FARM TAX, or
1-(855) 327-6829.