The applicant must obtain and complete an Application for Concealed Handgun Permit. Applications are located at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and at the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.
The applicant must be at least 21 years of age and provide documentation that he/she has demonstrated competence with a handgun.
Once the application has been completed, the application along with payment to the Circuit Court may be submitted by mail or in person to the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.
A background check will then be performed by the Warren County Sheriff’s Office and information obtained from the background check is forwarded to the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.
The application will then be reviewed by the Circuit Court Judge. The Judge will make a decision to approve or deny the permit.
Once the process has been completed, the applicant will be contacted by the Warren County Circuit Court Clerk's Office.
Employer Required Fingerprinting
My employer informed me that I need to have my fingerprints taken for my new job. Can you assist me with that?
Answer: Applicant fingerprints are taken at the Warren County Court Holding facility located at 8 E. Jackson St., Front Royal, VA. 22630. Scheduled days and times for applicant fingerprinting are:
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Warren County Sheriff's Office charges a fee of $10.00 for application fingerprinting.
*This fee will not apply to any current Warren County employee or any perspective applicant going through the Warren County hiring process.