Is Airsoft illegal in Virginia?

Is Airsoft illegal in Virginia?

Virginia does not require a permit to buy or carry airsoft guns either. If they are misused, however, state law considers airsoft guns the same as firearms. Using an airsoft gun in a robbery or other crime is a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by a year in jail and a $2,500 fine–the same as with a real gun.

At what age can you buy a BB gun in Virginia?

(c) Minors the age of 16 or older may, with the written consent of a parent or guardian, use a pneumatic gun at any place designated for such use by the county or on private property with the consent of the owner.

Can you carry a pellet gun in VA?

Air guns are also prohibited in courthouse. Since air guns are not “firearms” under Virginia law, Virginia’s firearms preemption statute, codified at § 15.2-915 does not apply and localities may have their own ordinances on where you may or may not transport air guns that are stricter than state law.

Can you have a BB gun in Virginia?

A BB gun is designed for people to shoot targets or small game. BB guns are not usually treated as guns when it comes to requiring a license, but, interestingly, those who use them negligently or maliciously could face gun crime charges.

Can a felon have a BB gun in VA?

No. Any firearm with a propelled object by explosive force is illegal. Mandatory three or five years in jail. Depending on your felony conviction.

Can a felon have an air rifle in VA?

Yes, a convicted felon may possess an airgun under Virginia law.

How can a felon get his gun rights back in Virginia?

If you were convicted in Virginia Circuit Court, you must petition the circuit court in the jurisdiction where you reside to regain state firearms privileges. For out-of-state or federal felony convictions, you must petition the court of conviction to regain firearm privileges.