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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Concealed Handgun Permit
The Application
Any person 21 years of age or older may apply in writing to the Clerk of the Circuit Court in which he or she resides, or if he or she is a member of the United States Armed Forces, the county, or city in which he or she is domiciled, for a five-year permit to carry a concealed handgun. Code Reference: §18.2-308 

View or download the online application

First Time Applicants
You must provide the clerk with: 
  • The entire original completed application 
  • A copy of your certificate of competence with a handgun. How to Provide Competency Information
  • A copy of all addresses for last five years and current utility bill

Renewal Applicants
Application for permit renewal should be submitted at least 90 days but no more than 180 days prior to the expiration of your existing permit.

You must provide the clerk with: 
  • The entire completed application
  • A copy of the previous concealed handgun permit issued by this court or another Virginia Circuit Court.

Filing Fee
The application filing fee is $50.
  • Payable by cash, check, money order or VISA/MasterCard with 4% surcharge pursuant to §17.1-275(A)(27)
  • Checks can be made payable to Clerk of Court