Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit

The decision to carry a concealed weapon for protection requires comprehensive and relevant training with the right mindset.  Samaritan provides members of the public with the training necessary to effectively and safely carry a concealed handgun.  Our trainers are Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certified General and Firearms Instructors from diverse backgrounds including law enforcement and military with extensive operational experience.

Our 4-hour introductory course will exceed Virginia Code Sections 18.2-308.02 & 06 required to receive your permit.

Topics Include

  • Virginia Firearm Laws & Statutes
  • Self Defense Laws
  • Civil & Criminal Liability
  • Permitted and Prohibited Areas of Carry
  • Permit Application Process
  • Handgun and Caliber Selection
  • Retention Systems
  • Basic Marksmanship Fundamentals
  • Handgun Function & Maintenance
  • Use of Force
  • Home Storage Safety

Trainee Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be a legal United States resident
  • Must not be convicted of any crimes that would prohibit the possession of firearms
  • At course conclusion, students must pass a final exam

This course will prepare students to confidently and safely carry concealed in the Commonwealth of Virginia and successfully submit their application for a Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit to the appropriate County Circuit Court.

To learn more about this course and to register, please complete and submit the below form

Concealed Weapon Training
Concealed Weapon Permit
Concealed Weapon Permit