NATIONAL CONCEALED CARRY QUALIFICATION

Frequently Asked Questions

What does NationalConcealed provide me with?

Do I qualify for a Virginia Concealed Carry Permit?

Can non-residents of Virginia qualify to carry concealed?

What is your refund policy?

Where can I carry with a Virginia Non-Resident Permit?

Where can I carry as a Virginia resident?

What are the next steps towards obtaining my Concealed Carry Permit after I receive my certificate?

Is This Course Valid?

What does NationalConcealed provide me with?

NationalConcealed.com provides an online training course taught by a certified instructor and, upon passing the test, a Certificate of Completion which serves as your Documentation of Competence with a Handgun. With this course, and by submitting this document, you will have fulfilled the educational requirements needed to submit to the State of Virginia to obtain your concealed carry permit. Final submission to Virginia State Police will require other certain documents and state fees including photos, signatures and applications. Upon successful completion, we will provide a guide outlining the submission process and final documents required to obtain your Virginia State Concealed Carry Permit.

Do I qualify for a Virginia Concealed Carry Permit?

Virginia Concealed Carry Permits are issued to U.S. residents of all 50 states.

Simply put you must:

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Not have been deemed insane by the courts in less than five years preceding the date of application.
  • Not be subject to a restraining or protective order.
  • Not be convicted of a felony.
  • Not have been convicted of two or more misdemeanors within a five year period preceding the date of application, if one of the misdemeanors was a Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • Not be addicted to marijuana or be an unlawful user and/or distributor thereof.
  • Not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Not have been convicted of any assault, battery and/or sexual battery within three years preceding the date of the application



Please reference the Virginia State website for full qualification details:
http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_NonresidentConcealed.shtm#Persons_Not_Qualifi ed_to_Obtain_a_Permit

The State of Virginia will review your application and make the final determination of whether or not to issue you a permit.

Can non-residents of Virginia qualify to carry concealed?

Yes. Virginia Concealed Carry Permits are issued to U.S. residents of all 50 states. As a non-resident you will complete the non-resident application and submit by mail.

You may find the application package and instructions here:
https://www.nationalconcealed.com/nonresidentapplicationpackage/

What is your refund policy?

Refunds will ONLY be issued to users in which an application is denied due to the nature of the training provided by NationalConcealed.com. All refunds render the training certificate invalid. Refunds for any other reason will not be issued.

Where can I carry with a Virginia Nonresident Permit?

Please see the Which States page for details on where the Virginia permits are recognized.

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

Where can I carry as a Virginia resident?

Please see the Which States page for details on where the Virginia permits are recognized.

*You understand that it is YOUR exclusive responsibility to determine whether you are authorized to carry a concealed weapon in your city, state or other location.

What are the next steps towards obtaining my Concealed Carry Permit after I receive my certificate?

We have created a helpful How-To Apply Video to walk you through the next steps to apply for your Permit.

You will need to submit your Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit application, along with your Certificate of Completion and other required documents, to the Virginia authorities to prove you have successfully completed a gun safety course.

If you are a non-resident of Virginia you may download a digital version of the application package here:
https://www.nationalconcealed.com/nonresidentapplicationpackage/

Complete and submit this application along with your certificate.
If you are a Virginia resident, please print and take this document to your county circuit clerk's office for processing.

Your Certificate of Completion is available in Adobe PDF format. If you do not already have Adobe Reader, you may download it, for free, below:
http://get.adobe.com/reader/

For customer service, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at
[email protected]

Is This Course Valid?

The course developed and offered by National Concealed far-exceeds industry standards, and we consider it to be among the very best in online handgun safety instruction available. This course was developed to fulfill the coded requirement of obtaining a Documentation of Competence with a Handgun as defined here: http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_NonresidentConcealed.shtm

The course Instructor holds many certifications from various private, state, and federal agencies, All of the Instructor’s certifications are current and active.

We are proud of our course, our Instructor, and his extensive credentials. We are happy to assist with any further inquiries.

For further credential information or verification inquiries please see our Course Certifications and Inquires Page.