September 19, 2015

Alaska Concealed Carry Law

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While Alska does issue carry permit/licenses to residents, residents also have the option of permitless carry.

Our online training course will allow you to apply for your Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License which is honored in Alaska for residents and non-residents, as well as honored in many other states.


Can I Apply For An Alaskan Carry Permit/License As A Non Resident Of Alaska?

Alaska does NOT issue carry permit/licenses to non-residents. Alaska does, however, recognize the Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License. Learn more about the Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/license by clicking here.


Does This Course Qualify Me To Obtain A Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License?

Yes. You will NOT be applying for your permit in the state you reside.  This is for you to obtain a Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License which is accepted in the state you reside as a valid concealed carry permit.


Can I Open Carry In Alaska?



How Long Is The Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License Good For?

Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License are valid for 5 years.  We suggest you apply at least 90 days before the expiration of your permit to be sure you have plenty of time to submit it to the Virginia State Police to be renewed to allow enough time for you to get your new permit before the old one expires.


How to apply for your Virginia Non-Resident Permit:
To apply for your VA non-resident Permit visit:

You can also go to and on the left side of the page click the link for “firearms/concealed handguns” and then click on “Nonresident Concealed Handgun Permits” link.

This will bring you to a page that details the application process. You can begin the application process immediately by downloading their checklist of all the documents that need to be prepared to make your application.

This webpage will give you everything you need to apply.


To obtain your Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License, you will need to submit an additional $100 made payable to the Virginia Police.

This class/training is only valid for one year before you apply for your permit.  If you do not apply within one year, your training will not be valid and you will have to retake training per state law.

Gun Community Resources

How To Apply For My Alaskan Gun Permit/License Directly

Alaskan residents can apply for their Alaskan carry permit/license with the Alaska State Police. There is a requirement that an applicant have completed an approved handgun competency course within 12 month of their application. Contact your local Alaska State Police for more information on applying for your Alaskan carry permit/license. For more information, please click below.

Alaska Gun Collectors Association

The Alaska Gun Collectors Association seeks to “provide, encourage, and support a direct and continuing means for the collection, trade, sale and display of firearms and other associated items of historical and current interest.”

Birchwood Recreation and Shooting Park

This private, non-profit club sits on 72 acres in Chugiak and holds regular events.

Juneau Gun Club

The Juneau Gun Club is a private, non-profit group that holds regular shooting events.