Concealed Handgun Permit

Social Distancing Protocols

  • Temporary procedures for first-time applicants: First-time applicants may mail or file their application in the Civil drop box with a copy of a valid form of a government-issued photo ID and the required documents/fee during the COVID-19 Modified Service Plan.
    • Appointments are available for first-time applicants only if absolutely necessary.
  • Renewals must be filed via mail or the drop box located at the entrance to the Clerk’s Office with a copy of a valid form of a government-issued photo ID and the required documents/fee.

Law Changes

  • Effective July 22, 2020 - There is a new application for Concealed Handgun Permits. Only applications with SP-248 (07-16-2020) in the upper left corner will be accepted. Please see below for the current application.
  • Effective January 1, 2021 - Online certifications will no longer be accepted. Certification is required to be in-person firearms training.

Concealed Handgun Permit applications (PDF)  are available at the Loudoun County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office and at the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office located at 803 Sycolin Road, S.E., Leesburg, Virginia.

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