Registration and Purchasing


With the exception of machine guns, firearms are not
registered in Virginia. 


Transportation of Firearms


A concealed handgun permit is not necessary when carrying a handgun
while in a personal, private motor vehicle or vessel and such handgun is unloaded and securely wrapped.


Concealed Carry


Any person 21 years of age or older may apply in writing to the clerk of the circuit court of the county or city in which he resides, or if he is a member of the United States Armed Forces, the county or city in which he is domiciled, for a five-year permit to carry a concealed handgun.


Reciprocity and Recognition


Listing of states with which Virginia has Reciprocity Agreements* (A formal written agreement exists between the two jurisdictions).


Virginia State Laws and Regulations