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Concealed Weapon Permit Information


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Concealed Carry Weapon Application Information.

Qualification to carry a concealed pistol or revolver in the state of West Virginia (WV code 61-7-4):

  • Must be a resident of the state of WV and resident of the county in which the application is filed (valid driver’s license or photo ID is required).

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or at least 18 years of age and employed in a job requiring the applicants to carry concealed handguns.

  • Must not be an unlawful user of, or addicted to alcohol, controlled substance or other drugs.

  • Must not have been convicted of a felony.

  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of violence involving the use of a deadly weapon.

  • Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.

  • Must currently not be subject to a temporary or final violence protection order.

  • Must not be on probation or any other form of judicial supervision for any misdemeanor.

  • Must not be under any indictment for any felony.

  • Must not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent by any court.

  • Must be physically and mentally competent to carry a concealed handgun.

  • Must have successfully completed one of several specified forms of training in handling and firing a handgun.

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