Virginia Concealed Carry Course

Take this course to complete the online education for your Concealed Carry Permit.

Virginia safety education card Accepted in 29 States

Do you need Virginia Concealed Carry education?

You must complete and pass this course to get a Concealed Carry Permit.

Get Certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $49.95 online course.

  2. Complete your application.

  3. Receive your Virginia permit.

Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit Requirements

Non-resident Permit Requirements

The Virginia Nonresident Handgun Permit is available to U.S. citizens in all 50 states and allows you to carry concealed and/or legally travel with a concealed handgun in reciprocating states.

Resident Permit Requirements

You must be 21 years of age or older and a resident of Virginia.

Issuing Authority

Virginia Resident Concealed Handgun Permits are issued by the circuit court of the county or city in which the applicant resides. There is a circuit court in each city and county in Virginia. Non-resident Concealed Handgun Permits are issued by the Virginia State Police.

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What to Expect From Concealed Carry Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe handgun-shooting practices.

Comprehensive Concealed Carry Education Content

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for online concealed carry education in Virginia.

The course includes easy-to-understand handgun safety instructions and self-defense information. Whether you're an experienced shooter or a first-time handgun owner, this concealed carry course will prepare you to carry a handgun safely and responsibly.


Meets Virginia State Law

Completing this program satisfies Virginia's online requirement for obtaining your Concealed Carry Permit. This course covers everything a new handgun owner may need to know in order to be safe.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Concealed Carry Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

We’re people, not robots.

Our customer service team, made up of real people with real Concealed Carry Ed experience, is here to provide assistance through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

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