While North Carolina issues carry permit/licenses to residents, the state does not issue carry permit/licenses to non-residents.
Our online training course will allow you to apply for your Virginia Non Resident Carry Permit/License which is honored in North Carolina for residents and non-residents, as well as honored in many other states.
Can I Apply For A North Carolina Carry Permit/License As A Non-Resident Of North Carolina?
North Carolina does not issue carry permit/licenses to non-residents. North Carolina does, however, honor the Virginia Non-Resident Carry Permit/License. To apply for your Virginia Non-Resident Carry Permit/License, please click 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 North Carolina?
Yes, but counties and municipalities have some authority to regulate firearms. Make sure to research local laws.
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.
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.
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How Do I Apply For My North Carolina Concealed Carry Permit/License?
Residents can apply for their North Carolina Carry Permit/License through their local Sheriff’s Department. Contact your local Sheriff’s Department for specific application instructions.
Grass Roots North Carolina
Grass Roots North Carolina is “devoted to educating the public about trends which abridge the freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, and engaging in grass roots activism to preserve those freedoms.”
The North Carolina Rifle and Pistol Association “can put you in touch and keep you in touch — face to face, voice to voice, email to email — with gun owners, competitive shooters, shooting clubs, gun shops, firearms trainers, and other advocates for the free and dutiful exercise of 2nd Amendment rights enumerated in both the U.S. Constitution and the Constitution of the State of North Carolina.”