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)

  • 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)

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

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

  • Not been convicted of a felony.

  • Not been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of violence involving the use of a deadly weapon.

  • Not been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.

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

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

  • Not under any indictment for any felony.

  • Not have been adjudicated mentally incompetent by any court.

  • Be physically and mentally competent to carry a concealed handgun.

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