First-time concealed handgun permit applicants that reside in Arlington County or City of Falls Church must apply in-person Monday – Friday 8am to 4pm in the Civil Division of the Circuit Court Clerk’s office, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd., Suite 6700, Arlington VA 22201. Applicants must present government issued photo ID, proof of competency, and if applicant has not resided at the same address for the past five years they will need to provide a list of prior addresses for past five years. $50.00 filing fee can be paid in cash, credit (VISA, MC or Discover with 4% credit card fee) check or money order payable to “Clerk of the Court”.
Renewal applications can be filed in-person in the Civil Division, or by mail to: Clerk of Circuit Court, 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 6700, Arlington VA 22201. Renewal applications must include a completed application, copy of any prior permit issued by a Virginia court, $50.00 renewal fee, and a copy of government issued photo ID.
For more information on applying for a concealed handgun permit, please call the Clerk’s office at 703-228-7010. Please note, due to confidentiality, the Clerk’s office does not provide information on pending applications over the phone or by e-mail.