Georgia, New Law Recognizes Virginia Concealed Handgun Permits

Concealed Carry Reciprocity
Georgia, New Law Recognizes Virginia Concealed Handgun Permits
Virginia Citizens Defense League
Virginia Citizens Defense League

Virginia – -( The Georgia Governor has just signed legislation which clarifies that Georgia honors Virginia CHPs! (Our Governor in Virginia vetoed a Virginia bill that would have fixed the problem from our end.)

The new law goes into effect immediately, BUT DO NOT CARRY outside your vehicle in Georgia until the Georgia Attorney General shows Virginia permits as being honored on his website.

(The Georgia Attorney General is similar to our own Attorney General when it comes to guns and reciprocity. And, like our Attorney General, the Georgia General Assembly has just put him in his place.)

If you have a Florida or Utah nonresident CHP, you are good to go as usual.

I will advise once the Georgia Attorney General acknowledges Virginia permits are valid in Georgia.

Virginia owes a sincere debt of gratitude to my counterpart, Jerry Henry, and his group, Georgia Carry, to the Georgia General Assembly, especially State Representatives Powell, Jasperse, Clark, Lumsden, and Collins, and to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.

Until the Georgia Attorney General acknowledges that Virginia permits are valid, Georgia Carry/VCDL/EM Bod Sadtler will keep moving forward with existing litigation against the Georgia Attorney General.

Stay tuned!

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  • 8 thoughts on “Georgia, New Law Recognizes Virginia Concealed Handgun Permits

    1. I have to go down to Florida end of May. The NRA website shows it as being legal. Is this correct?

      If I am right it is okay in NC, SC and Florida. Please confirm.

      Regards Andre

    2. Chris, he needs a “50-state box” that is lockable for travel, not a holster. If he is going to carry a firearm into states his permit is not recognized, he must have the firearm unloaded and locked in the box, preferably with ammo locked in another, out of reach in the vehicle. Pelican makes great boxes for this but they are expensive. Look for alternates on Amazon. Also, always check the gun laws of any state you travel to. Some are worth avoiding.

    3. Look up “MDJ Custom Holsters” . They have an extensive line of custom made hybrid holsters that you can order for the pistol you have. very good website. Most are less than $40 and free shipping. Ordered one for my Canik TP9SA and received it in 4 days. Perfect fit and has adjustable retention. Very pleased with it.

    4. Chris
      I am not a rep for any company but two sellers that are available for online sources are Davidson’s Gallery of guns @ and Grab a Gun @ Both offer AR-15’s for sale BUT they must be shipped to and sold via a FFL holder. Also check with your local dealers to see their prices. Prices right now are more reasonable than the liberals desire but never trust a liberal. Good luck.

    5. To whom it may concern, my name is Chris Cramer – Sfetku. After finding a receipt for ammo my husband Emmett Sfetku I decided to reach out to you. My husband is on permanent disability and suffers from so much pain every hour of every day, although he never complains about it or shows. He takes pain pills from his Dr but he hates taking those. He does everything for me and my 2 kids as well as his 2 daughters and his/our 5 grandchildren from his daughters. They live in WI And doesn’t get to see them much since he’s on a fixed income and I make enough so we can live and still have a little fun. My husband sold every gun/rifle he owned during his previous marriage as his step son was into drugs and Emmett didn’t want anything bad to happen if his guns were ever stolen. He finally bought a new gun last year (Glock 17) which he taught me how to use and shoot and I loved it. He recently took classes to get his license to carry concealed from Utah, where my dad lives and Emmett bought us some property last year for an investment for our retirement. Like I said he’s always doing things for others and his birthday is April 12th. So I was wondering if you could help me somehow. He’s looking to get a holster to carry when we go to states that recognize his ccw permit. He bought 2 from e bay but they don’t seem to satisfy him. So I was hoping you could help me find a holster that would work for him and his gun. I know he’s also entering every contest he can find to get a rifle. I don’t know what rifles are better but I know he had an AR15 he says he wishes he never got rid of and another one that his dad taught him how to hunt with when he was only 12 yrs old. I don’t know what it was but I know he said something about a 223. I don’t know if that’s the rifle or the ammo lol. I would love to buy him a rifle and a holster but I’m not sure where to turn for info. I found you from a receipt and looked you up online and I’m praying you can help me find something or recommend something that isn’t to pricey. I know he wants to go hunting again someday but obviously he can’t without the proper gear. Thank you in advance for any help. Sincerely Chris Cramer – Sfetku.

      1. For a holster, I might recommend you look for some online. When I went to the NRA annual show a couple weekends ago, I noticed that there were several online, but mine most resembles the DTOM Premium LEATHER (not synthetic) Universal IWB or OWB Ambidextrous Belt SLIDE Holster. Mine is made of heavy fabric, making it comfortable both inside and outside the pants. Several shoulder holsters are also available on Amazon.

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