Your Rights if Denied the Purchase of a Firearm

IF YOU ARE DENIED THE PURCHASE OR PAWN REDEMPTION OF A FIREARM and do not believe that you are prohibited by state or federal law from purchasing or possessing a firearm, you may:

To request a copy of your criminal record from a state other than Virginia, you must communicate directly with that state authority for receipt, update, or correction purposes.

If you are denied the right to purchase a firearm because you have been convicted of a felony as described in VA Code § 18.2-308.2, you may still be eligible to purchase a firearm if your rights have been restored under both state and federal law, see Restoration of Firearm Rights.