Virginia's Open Carry

Open carry without a permit is legal. This does not include "assault weapons".


§ 18.2-287.4. & § 18.2-282.

What is Open Carry?

Open carry is the ability to carry a gun in plain view. Some states require a permit to open carry, and some do not, but most have restrictions on where it is legal to open carry.

Other Virginia firearm laws

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