Virginia Handgun Laws
The hand gun and concealed carry laws in Virginia are actually quite lenient. Luckily most of the laws are clearly laid out at the Virginia State Police website.
Visit this link if you want to take the firearms purchase eligibility test for the State of Virginia. The good news is that if you lose your firearms rights in Virginia, there may be an opportunity for you to restore your Virginia firearms rights.
If you are a resident of Virginia (you live in Virginia), then here are the concealed handgun permit statutes that apply to you.
Many out of staters choose to get certified as a Virginia Non-Resident.
Most people don’t realize that the Virginia Non-Resident Concealed Carry Permit allows them to carry a concealed handgun in 28 different states if you are a Non-Resident of Virgina. What does that mean? It means that this is probably the easiest route for you to get your concealed carry license.
Selected VA State Laws Concerning Concealed Handguns
You need to familiarize yourself with these laws to determine where and when you can carry a handgun in Virginia and what your responsibilities of gun ownership are in that state.
If you are getting the Non-Resident Concealed Carry License, then you will have to comply with the handgun laws of whatever jurisdiction you choose to carry concealed in.