FAQ: Sex Offenders

  1. How can I get removed from the Sex Offender Registry?

  • SORRB is NOT affiliated with the Georgia Sex Offender Registry and CANNOT remove anyone from the registry.

  • The sex offender registry is managed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and information about removal form the registry can be found on their FAQ.

  • The eligibility criteria for possible removal from the registry include (among others) that an offender must:

  1. Have completed all prison, parole, probation, and/or supervised release for the offense that required registration, AND

  2. Ten years have elapsed since the individual has completed all prison, parole, probation, and/or supervised release for the offense that required registration, AND

  3. Be classified as a Level 1 risk level by SORRB. If the offender has not been classified by SORRB, the court must be petitioned to order such a risk classification.

2. How can I find out my SORRB Risk Classification level, or if I’ve been classified?

  • A sex offender's Risk Classification Level is listed on the Georgia Sex Offender Registration website, HERE

  • SORRB classifies sex offenders as Level 1, Level 2, or Sexually Dangerous Predator

  • Sex offenders listed as "Not Leveled" have not yet been classified by SORRB

  • Sex Offenders listed as "Cannot Level" do not qualify for SORRB risk classification under the law and require a court order to be leveled.

3. How was my Risk Classification (Level 1, Level 2, SDP) determined and what does it mean?

4. Who is SORRB required to classify?

5. Why did I get classified now? OR Why haven't I been classified yet?

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6. Can I ask to be classified by SORRB, and do I need an attorney?

  • Yes, you can request to be classified/leveled by SORRB. However, some cases require a court order for SORRB to classify/level them.

  • No, you are not required to have an attorney; however, an attorney can be helpful, especially if a court order is required.

  • Some cases are eligible to request an expediated classification. To see if a case qualifies, click here, and follow each step carefully.

7. Are offenders allowed to submit documents to SORRB prior to being classified?

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