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Where is the Virginia Resident and Non-Resident Permit Honored?

For the most up to date information please visit the Virginia State Police Website. If you are ever unsure, please check with the local authorities. This list is provided for informational purposes only and it is your responsibility to check the national, state, and local laws.

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*Please see table below for details on where the Virginia Resident and Non-Resident Permit is honored. Virginia Resident and Non-Resident Permits are not always both honored in each state, so please read the list carefully.

State Department Status State Website
Alabama Alabama Office of the Attorney General IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Alabama an Alabama Permit is Also Required.
Link to State Website
Alaska Alaska’s Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Arizona Arizona’s Department of Public Safety NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED Link to State Website
Arkansas Arkansas State Police IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
California California Department of Justice IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Colorado Colorado Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
Connecticut Connecticut Office of Legislative Research IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Delaware Delaware Office of the Attorney General IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Florida Florida Legislature IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
Georgia Georgia’s Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
Hawaii Hawaii State Police IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Idaho Idaho State Police IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Illinois Illinois General Assembly IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Indiana Indiana General Assembly IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Indiana an Indiana Permit is Also Required.
Link to State Website
Iowa Iowa Legislature IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
Kansas Kansas Attorney General IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Kentucky Kentucky State Police IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Kentucky a Kentucky Permit is Also Required.
Link to State Website
Louisiana Louisiana State Police IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Louisiana a Louisiana Permit is Also Required.
Link to State Website
Maine Maine State Police NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED Link to State Website
Maryland Maryland State Police IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Massachusetts Massachusetts General Court IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Michigan Michigan State Police IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
Minnesota Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Mississippi Mississippi’s Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Missouri Missouri’s Department of Public Safety NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED Link to State Website
Montana Montana Department of Justice IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Nebraska Nebraska State Police IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Nebraska a Nebraska Permit is Also Required
Link to State Website
Nevada Nevada Legislature IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Nevada a Nevada Permit is Also Required
Link to State Website
New Hampshire New Hampshire State Police IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
New Jersey New Jersey State Police IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
New Mexico New Mexico’s Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
New York New York State Police IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
North Carolina North Carolina Department of Justice IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
North Dakota North Dakota Office of the Attorney General IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Ohio Ohio Office of the Attorney General IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Oklahoma Oklahoma State Courts IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Oregon Oregon State Police IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Rhode Island Rhode Island General Assembly IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
South Carolina South Carolina IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY Link to State Website
South Dakota South Dakota Secretary of State IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of South Dakota a South Dakota Permit is Also Required
Link to State Website
Tennessee Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security IS RECOGNIZED
*For Residents of Tennessee a Tennessee Permit is Also Required
Link to State Website
Texas Texas Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Utah Utah’s Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Vermont According to the Vermont Office of the Attorney General NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED Link to State Website
Virginia Virginia’s Department of Public Safety IS RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
Washington Washington Office of the Attorney General IS NOT RECOGNIZED Link to State Website
West Virginia West Virginia Office of the Attorney General NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED Link to State Website
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Justice IS RECOGNIZED FOR VIRGINIA NON-RESIDENT PERMITS ONLY
*For Residents of Wisconsin a Wisconsin Permit is Also Required
Link to State Website
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED Link to State Website
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