Virginia Online Concealed Carry Training

Welcome to American Firearms Training, your Virginia concealed carry training specialists.  Our innovative, fun, and professional course, Introduction to Pistol Safety will give you all the pistol safety knowledge you need to safely handle and manipulate a firearm.  The best part, the class is free!  That's right, at American Firearms Training, we believe so strongly in spreading the word about pistol safety that we are offering the class free of charge to anyone that wants to learn.  If you wish to carry on and print out your completion certificate, the cost is only $49.99 and acceptance by the clerk of the court is guaranteed.

For those that would like to continue on and get their 32 State concealed carry permit in Virginia, here are the steps:

To apply for your permit in Virginia, simply complete these three steps:

1.  Complete the online course, Introduction to Pistol Safety.

2.  Pay for, and print out your course completion certificate.

3.  Print out and complete the Virginia Handgun Permit Application.

4.  Take the completion certificate and completed application down to the clerk of the court for the city or county you live in and submit them.  The cost of the application is $50 and the permit is good for 5 years.

 It is that easy!

This is the class that you may have heard about from friends or family, all you need to apply for your permit will be completed in under ninety minutes. Yes, applying for your Virginia concealed pistol permit is less than ninety minutes away. You don't need to be a firearms whiz, everything you need to know in order to safely handle a pistol is taught in our course, Introduction to Pistol Safety.

Introduction to Pistol Safety is taught by a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services certified instructor and takes about 90 minutes to complete.  The course is made up of 6 video sections, each of which is followed by a short quiz, and a final exam.  You may take the course as many times as you need to complete it and only need to pay for your certificate once!

You are less than 90 minutes away from qualifying for your concealed carry permit, click here to begin!

A Virginia concealed carry permit may be all that it takes for you to feel safer, both for yourself, and for those you care about. Take the first step today on the road to firearms safety.


If you have questions about our course, feel free to email us at or call the helpline at (540) 288-4262. A member of our staff will be available to help you or will return your call as soon as possible.