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. §18.2-308.02, 06

View or download the VSP Concealed Handgun Permit Application to print and file in our office. 
                                             or 
Use our online application system to submit your information. You will need to upload your competency certificate, a picture of your photo ID and pay online via credit card. 

Filing Fee


The application filing fee is $40. Payable by cash, check, money order or credit card. All credit card transactions will include a 4% surcharge. Checks can be made payable to Clerk of Court.
  

First Time Applicants


Requirements:

The entire original completed application (all pages)

Copy of your certificate of competence with a handgun – How to Provide Competency Information

One valid form of photo identification issued by a governmental agency of the Commonwealth or by the U.S. Department of Defense or U.S. State Department (passport)

Must be filed in person in the Civil Division or submitted via the online application system.  

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.
Requirements:
• 
The entire original completed application (all pages)
• 
Copy of your certificate of competence with a handgun OR a copy of previously issued concealed handgun permit from any Virginia Circuit Court
  One valid form of photo identification issued by a governmental agency of the Commonwealth or by the U.S. Department of Defense or U.S. State Department (passport)
  Can be filed in person in the Civil Division, via the online application system, or by mail:
    
 Send completed application, copy of certificate of competence or copy of previous permit, copy of photo ID and payment to: 
                 Rockingham County Circuit Court
                 Attn: CHP
                 80 Court Square
                 Harrisonburg, VA 22802

More Information


After Completion of the Application
Criteria For Waiver of Fees