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01-25-2012, 22:00
So I just moved down here from the peoples republic of Massachusetts. I have a Mass firearms licence but it is restricted to sporting (no fault of my own just a jerk sheriff). Do I have to retake a CCW course to get my licence down here or will my mass licence carry over?

Reswob
01-25-2012, 23:40
Only one way to find out, go down to the courthouse and ask. Seeing how lax our requirements are, any state's cwp should count as "competency with a handgun".

pineappleshooter
01-26-2012, 00:20
It's Virginia - if you can spell your name correctly (within a character or two) you should be good to go.

HerrGlock
01-26-2012, 01:35
http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_ResidentConcealed.shtm

Looks like your Mass course should work. You have the completion cert, right?

Call Va State Police and ask.

vafish
01-26-2012, 05:04
If you have a copy of your training certificate and your course was taught by a state or NRA certified instructor you should be good to go.

Or to be on the safe side you could take an online course.

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