How to Obtain a Concealed Handgun Permit

Process for Obtaining a Concealed Handgun Permit

The applicant must obtain and complete an Application for Concealed Handgun Permit. Applications are located at the Warren County Sheriff's Office and at the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office or it can be downloaded (PDF).

The applicant must be at least 21 years of age and provide documentation that he/she has demonstrated competence with a handgun.

Once the application has been completed, the application along with payment to the Warren County Circuit Court may be submitted by mail or in person to the

Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office
1 E Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630.

If you have any questions please direct them to the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office, 540-635-4107.

A background check will then be performed by the Warren County Sheriff's Office and information obtained from the background check is forwarded to the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.

The application will then be reviewed by the Circuit Court Judge. The Judge will make a decision to approve or deny the permit.

Once the process has been completed, the applicant will be contacted by the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office. For more information visit the Virginia State Police website.