Concealed Handgun Permit

Social Distancing Protocols

  • First-time applicants and renewals must mail or file their application in the Civil 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 during the COVID-19 Modified Service Plan.

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. As long as the application is filed before January 1, 2021, the online certificate will be accepted.

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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