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New law handgun license laws for W.Va. veterans

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) - A new state law provides free concealed handgun licenses to many military veterans.
 
The new law exempts any honorably discharged veteran of the nation’s military from paying for a West Virginia concealed handgun license.

According to the state attorney general's office, "The statute also reduces the application fee for non-veteran applicants from $75 to $25. The application fee for a provisional concealed carry license now sits at $15, down from $25. An additional fee – $25 for a standard license and $15 for a provisional license – is due at the time of issuance and remains unchanged."
 
For a full list of states and more information regarding West Virginia concealed handgun licenses, please visit the Attorney General’s Gun Reciprocity page at www.wvago.gov.

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Bailey Pace

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