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What does the class include?

All of our Virginia concealed handgun permit classes are aimed to ensure you will leave feeling confident in your ability to go and conceal carry. During the class, the following will be covered:

  • Virginia Code Sections 18.2-308.02 & 06 Compliant Class required to receive your permit
  • An in-depth discussion on Virginia firearms law
  • A detailed review of Virginia Self Defense law
  • Review of where you can and can not conceal carry in Virginia
  • Proper handgun selection for beginners and advanced shooters
  • The class is 3 hours long
  • Class costs only $55.00

All of our Virginia concealed carry permit classes qualify students to receive their Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit. Our Instructors are NRA certified with all the knowledge and experience needed to teach you everything you will need to know. In our course, we will discuss self-defense scenarios and go over step by step what to do and what not to do. Our goal is not to just help you check off all the requirements to get your permit; we want to ensure that our students leave the class feeling comfortable and confident in their knowledge of Virginia concealed carry and self-defense laws, ready to go out and conceal carry. Students will leave the course with the required certificate and instructions, ready to finalize and submit their Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit application to the Circuit Court in their county of residence. 

What should you expect?

Practical Training

In your class, you will learn proper firearm handling skills, weapon safety, and firearms laws. As part of all of our classes, we focus on day to day situations such as firearms storage, safety around children, and concealed carry.

Knowledgeable Instructors

All of our instructors are certified by the NRA. Each instructor is well versed in self-defense, both inside and outside the home. The knowledge they impart will give you the foundation to feel comfortable carrying your firearm to the places you go.

Everyday Safety

Safety both in the class and out is a top priority for all of our instructors. To ensure your safety, no live ammunition is permitted in the classroom. We are dedicated to making firearms ownership safe and enjoyable.

Why Virginia's Permit

Virginia is an open-carry state so residents are able to openly carry their firearms however the only way to legally conceal carry a weapon is with a Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit. A permit also makes you exempt from Virginias “one handgun a month” law as well as their ban on assault weapons in certain areas. One of the greatest appeals to obtain the permit is that with a Virginia concealed handgun permit you have reciprocity with 34 other states which makes travel much easier across state lines. After the course, all you need to do is submit your Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit application to the Circuit Court in your county of residence. Virginia is a “shall issue” state, meaning as long as you complete the class and meet the qualifications, you will be issued a permit.  

Why Train with ASDI?

With ASDI, we make getting your concealed handgun permit simple, straightforward, and affordable; our Virginia Concealed Carry class cost just $55.00. When you take our class, you only need to show up and we will walk you through the entire process. We won't just give you your certificate and send you on your way, we will make sure that you know exactly what to do next and how to make it easy and painless.

Common Questions

Can I obtain a Virginia non-resident permit? 

Non-residents of Virginia who are 21 or older may apply for a Virginia Non-Resident Concealed Handgun Permit. A non-resident must take an in-person but the class does not necessarily need to be located in Virginia. All ASDI concealed carry courses meet the requirements for a Virginia Non-resident permit. The Virginia non-resident permit is a great permit to have for anyone who travels and wants to be able to legally conceal their firearm. Non-residents may apply in writing to the Virginia state police.

After completing my Virginia concealed handgun permit course, what else is left to do?

After completing your Virginia concealed handgun permit course you will apply for the permit through your local Circuit Court. The application process can vary by court so you will need to contact the Circuit Court in your county for specific instructions on how to proceed with the process.

What is the total cost of receiving a Virginia concealed handgun permit?

The cost of the ASDI Virginia concealed handgun permit course costs $55. The court will charge a fee of $10.00 for the processing of an application or issuing of a permit. Local law enforcement agencies may charge a fee not to exceed $35.00 to cover the cost of conducting an investigation. The State Police may charge a fee not to exceed $5.00 to cover the cost associated with processing the application. The total amount of the charges may not exceed $50.00, and payment may be made by any method accepted by the court. The total cost of receiving the permit will not exceed $105. 

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Hampton Inn
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19
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20
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22
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8:00 AM $55.00
Oct
22
Arlington
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Oct
22
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Oct
22
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1:00 PM $55.00
Oct
22
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Courtyard by Marriott
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Oct
22
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Hampton Inn
6:00 PM $55.00
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26
Manassas
Courtyard by Marriott
6:00 PM $55.00
Oct
29
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Sleep Inn & Suites
9:00 AM $55.00
Oct
29
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Oct
29
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29
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29
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