P-248 Application for Concealed Handgun Permit - complete and submit to the Circuit Court in the jurisdiction WHERE YOU RESIDE. Failure to apply in the jurisdiction where you reside will result in the application being transferred to the proper jurisdiction and repayment of filing fee.
RENEW YOUR HANDGUN PERMIT BY MAIL. DOWNLOAD THE 2012 VERSION OF THE SP-248 APPLICATION, COMPLETE THE APPLICATION, SIGN BEFORE A NOTARY AND MAIL APPLICATION, A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT PERMIT AND THE $50 FILING FEE TO-189 E MAIN STREET, ABINGDON, VA 24210. THE RENEWAL WILL BE ISSUED 45 DAYS FROM RECEIPT OF A PROPERLY COMPLETED APPLICATION AND FILING FEE. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE IMMEDIATELY RETURNED TO THE APPLICANT FOR CORRECTION. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOUR PERMIT HAS EXPIRED, YOU MAY NOT APPLY BY MAIL.
FIND INFORMATION ON CONCEALED CARRY AT §18.2-308 OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA, 1950, AS AMENDED
Click the link at the bottom of the page to download a Concealed Handgun Permit Application. The form must be signed and witnessed by a Notary Public or in the Clerk's Office.
GENERAL FORM DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS:
Forms may be downloaded to your PC by right-clicking the link and choosing Save Target As.
If you click a link to open a form in Microsoft Word format you should save the form to your PC. Then, after you have completed the form and saved your changes, you may print or e-mail it.
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader software is required to view and print the Acrobat version of this form. You may download a free copy by clicking here.
The application is also available at the Clerk's Office.
Proof of competency with a weapon is requred upon filing the original application for a concealed weapon permit. Acceptable forms of proof of competency are outlined in §18.2-308(G) of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.
The Clerk's office has a listing of classes you may attend locally or you may take a course online at concealed-carry.net.
The filing fee for the application for a concealed weapon permit is $50 and is payable upon filing.
Click below to download a PDF copy of the application: