Applicants should provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope for use in forwarding the permit, if granted.
First Time Applicant Requirements
First-time applicants are required to provide proof of competency with a handgun. Individuals who hold a permit from another state and who wish to obtain a permit from this Court must provide proof of competency with a handgun as well. There are many ways to satisfy this requirement. For more information visit competence with a handgun.
The Virginia State Police will give you instructions on what to bring and how much it costs. The website will also give you all of the laws regarding concealed weapons, it will tell you where you can and cannot carry the weapon and what you can possibly do if you are denied the permit.