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The Virginia Non-resident Permit is available to all qualified citizens in all 50 States and allows you to carry concealed in the following States:

  1. Alabama*
    https://ago.alabama.gov/Firearms
  2. Alaska
    http://dps.alaska.gov/statewide/permitslicensing/reciprocity.aspx
  3. Arizona
    http://www.azdps.gov/Services/Concealed_Weapons/Reciprocity/
  4. Arkansas
    http://asp.arkansas.gov/services-and-programs/detail/concealed-handgun-licensing
  5. Georgia
    https://dps.georgia.gov/georgias-firearm-permit-reciprocity
  6. Idaho
    https://www.isp.idaho.gov/BCI/concealedWeapons.html
  7. Indiana*
    http://iga.in.gov/static-documents/6/c/b/b/6cbb10c7/TITLE35_AR47_ch2.pdf
  8. Iowa*
    https://www.legis.iowa.gov/DOCS/ACO/IC/LINC/Chapter.724.pdf
  9. Kansas
    http://ag.ks.gov/licensing/concealed-carry/out-of-state-license-recognition
  10. Kentucky*
    https://kentuckystatepolice.org/ccdw/ccdw-home/ccdw-reciprocity/
  11. Louisiana*
    http://www.lsp.org/handguns.html#recip
  12. Mississippi
    https://www.dps.state.ms.us/firearms/firearms-permit-unit/firearms-permits-faqs/
  13. Missouri
    http://ago.mo.gov/divisions/public-safety/concealed-carry-reciprocity
  14. Montana
    https://dojmt.gov/enforcement/concealed-weapons/
  15. Nebraska*
    https://statepatrol.nebraska.gov/services/concealed-handgun-permits/nebraska-reciprocity
  16. Nevada*
    http://www.leg.state.nv.us/nrs/nrs-202.html #NRS202Sec3688 NRS 202.3688
  17. New Mexico*
    https://www.dps.nm.gov/reciprocity
  18. North Carolina
    https://www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/19be6294-bfbf-4875-bbef-ac2ebb6f47b2/Concealed-Weapon-Reciprocity.aspx
  19. North Dakota
    https://attorneygeneral.nd.gov/public-safety/concealed-weapons-licenses/concealed-weapon-reciprocity
  20. Ohio
    http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Law-Enforcement/Concealed-Carry/Concealed-Carry-Reciprocity-Agreements
  21. Oklahoma
    http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=69809
  22. South Dakota
    https://sdsos.gov/general-services/concealed-pistol-permits/map.aspx
  23. Tennessee*
    https://www.tn.gov/safety/handgunmain/hgreciprocity.html
  24. Texas
    http://www.dps.texas.gov/RSD/LTC/legal/reciprocity/Virginiaagreement.pdf
  25. Utah
    http://bci.utah.gov/concealed-firearm/reciprocity-with-other-states/
  26. Vermont
    http://ago.vermont.gov/about-the-attorney-generals-office/divisions/criminal-justice/gun-laws/
  27. Virginia
    http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_Reciprocity.shtm
  28. West Virginia
    http://ago.wv.gov/Documents/gunrecep/Firearms%20Handbook%20(FINAL%20June%202014).pdf
  29. Wyoming
    http://wyomingdci.wyo.gov/dci-criminal-justice-information-systems-section/concealed-firearms-permits
  30. Wisconsin*
    https://www.doj.state.wi.us/dles/cib/conceal-carry/reciprocity

Virginia resident permits are honored in all of the states listed above PLUS the list of states below:

  1. Colorado
    https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cbi/chpreciprocity
  2. Florida
    http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0700-0799/0790/Sections/0790.015.html
  3. Maine
    http://www.maine.gov/dps/msp/licenses/weapons_permits.html
  4. Michigan
    http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1878_1591_3503_4654-10957--,00.html
  5. New Hampshire
    http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/nhsp/ssb/permitslicensing/plupr.html
  6. Pennsylvania
    https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/uploadedFiles/MainSite/Content/Criminal/FirearmsReciprocity/VA_Executed_Amended_Agreement_2013.pdf
  7. South Carolina
    http://www.sled.sc.gov/Reciprocity1.aspx?MenuID=CWP

Here is a list of states that DO NOT honor the Virginia resident and non-resident concealed carry permit:

  1. California
    https://oag.ca.gov/firearms/pubfaqs#12
  2. Connecticut
    https://www.cga.ct.gov/2007/rpt/2007-R-0116.htm
  3. Delaware
    http://attorneygeneral.delaware.gov/criminal/concealedweapons.shtml
  4. District of Columbia
  5. Hawaii
    http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol03_Ch0121-0200D/hrs0134/HRS_0134-0009.htm
  6. Illinois
    http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=3497&ChapterID=39
  7. Maryland
    http://mdsp.maryland.gov/Organization/Pages/CriminalInvestigationBureau/LicensingDivision/Firearms/WearandCarryPermit.aspx?View={65f8b25f-4916-44a5-959b-7e07635e325f}&SortField=LinkTitle&SortDir=Asc
  8. Massachusetts
    https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartI/TitleXX/Chapter140/Section131F
  9. Minnesota
    https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/bca/bca-divisions/administrative/Pages/permit-to-carry-reciprocity.aspx
  10. New Jersey
    http://www.state.nj.us/njsp/firearms/firearms-faqs.shtml
  11. New York
    https://troopers.ny.gov/Firearms/
  12. Oregon
    https://www.oregon.gov/osp/ID/pages/chl.aspx
  13. Rhode Island
    http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/title11/11-47/11-47-11.HTM
  14. Washington
    http://www.atg.wa.gov/CONCEALED-WEAPON-RECIPROCITY

* For residents of these States, a permit from your state of residency may also be required to conceal carry in your home state. Without your home state permit you can still legally conceal carry in the other states listed.

The above lists are subject to change at anytime. Country Wide Concealed does not make any representation that any of the information provided here is current or exact. You understand that it is your responsibility to research national, state, and local laws as it relates to permission to carry a firearm.