Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit Reciprocity and Recognition
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2016 the holder of a valid concealed handgun or concealed weapon permit or license issued by another state1may carry a concealed handgun in Virginia provided:
- the holder of such permit or license is at least 21 years of age; and
- the permit or license holder carries a photo identification issued by a government agency of any state or by the U.S. Department of Defense or U.S. Department of State; and
- the holder displays the permit or license and such identification upon demand by a law-enforcement officer; and
- the permit or license holder has not previously had a Virginia concealed handgun permit revoked.
You may OC in your vehicle w/o having a permit to conceal. You may also carry/store the handgun in your secured (not locked) console or glove box compartment.