|The Commonwealth of Virginia requires you have a formal training
course in order to have a concealed weapon permit. The Smoking
Gun now offers two options to make that happen! The schedule for
our classes is as follows:
In-Person Concealed Weapon Permit Class
Our #1 Concealed Weapon Permit class is back!
We offer the class on Thursday evenings, based on instructor
availability. When signing up for the class, please contact us to make
sure the instructor is available for the date you selected and make
sure the class isn't full.
*CWP class will be held on Thursday evenings, starting at 6p. In
keeping with social distancing guidelines, class size is limited. Please
reserve your spot ahead of time to make sure there is room in the
You will need 50 rounds of ammo and a handgun. Ammo can be
purchased when you come to class, or you can bring your own.
*This fee is non-refundable*
Online Concealed Weapon Permit Class
Recommended for those who are familiar with guns and shooting, or
those who want to do range practice without a class and take the
course on their own schedule.
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If you want to add a private lesson to your course, so you can still get
some hands-on training (and have some fun, too!), click here.