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VA Basic Concealed Carry Permit

Basic - Get your VA handgun permit

Duration: 6 hours classroom, 2 hours range



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now July 28 Sunday
Stafford, VA
3 - 6 Students 0900 - 1700 Monique Clarke-Jones Space Available target icon


This Basic Handgun shooting course will introduce you to firearms and provide the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. The course includes classroom instruction, practical application, evaluation, and a live range qualification shoot. During this class, you will learn Safe Gun Handling Techniques, Handgun Knowledge, Fundamentals of Shooting, Shooting Positions, and more.

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Topics Covered

Safety and Accountability
Handgun Parts and Ammo
Marksmanship Fundamentals
Range Exercises
Legal Considerations
Continued Education

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Expectations and Outcomes

Participants will receive:

  • Basic Firearms Course student packet
  • Completion Certificate that meets Virginia‚Äôs Concealed Carry application requirements

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Basic, Concealed Carry Training, NAAGA (National African American Gun Association) Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Please bring a valid military ID for the applied discount.

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

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Things to Bring:

  • Ear Protection (Electronic suggested)
  • Eye Protection - Prescription glasses are fine for eye protection as long as they are not glass lenses.
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather in the event we are outdoors.
  • Bring a brimmed hat.
  • Avoid low-cut shirts and open-toe shoes.
  • Boots or sneakers are recommended.
  • Bring hydration, bug spray, and sunscreen (if applicable).
  • Bring your lunch (there will be a cafe in the building if you want to order food)
  • Note taking material.
  • An open mind and positive attitude!

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