Virginia state gun laws. Frequently asked questions:
Is a permit required to purchase rifles, handguns and shotguns? No.
Is registration required for rifles, handguns and shotguns? No.
Is licensing required for the owners of rifles, handguns and shotguns? No.
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Do you need a permit to carry rifles and shotguns? No.
Is a permit required to carry a handgun? A permit is required only if the weapon is concealed.
Is there a one-handgun-per-month limit on gun sales? Yes
Are there limitations on assault weapons and magazines? No
May police limit the carrying of concealed handguns? No
Must child-safe locking devices be sold with guns? No
Are background checks required at gun shows? No
Are minors restricted from possessing guns? In part
Is a licence/permit required to buy handguns? No
Are all guns registered with law enforcement? No
Is safety training required for handgun buyers? No
Is it illegal for holders of concealed-weapon permits to carry guns into schools? Yes