Three easy steps to your Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit.

Don't be fooled by "Permitless Cary". A permit IS required for out of State carry.

The Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit is recognized by 36 states.


Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit
Step One..
Complete Our Online Course


Take Online Course Certificate to a full service DMV
Step Two...
Visit Full Service DMV
Check your mailbox for your new Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit
Step Three...
Check your mailbox!

Open to all Tennessee Residents 21+ yrs of age

You must be a resident of Tennessee 21 years of age or older, to qualify for the Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit, or, have Military orders stationing you in Tennessee as your permanent duty station.


Pause and Resume Feature

This course takes 90 minutes to complete, not including the final exam. You may pause, and resume the course from where you left off as many times as needed. You will have access to complete this course for one full year from the purchase date of the online class.


Multi Device Compatible

Take this course on your Desktop computer, Laptop, Tablet, or even your smart phone! You can pause and resume between devices! Just be sure you are using an updated web browser.

Tennessee Concealed Permit Instructor

Meet the Instructor

John McConnell, owner of Clarksville Guns & Archery is your State of Tennessee Certified Handgun Safety Instructor for this online class.

John's Qualifications:

  • State of Tennessee Certified Handgun Carry Permit Instructor
  • State of Tennessee Approved Online Handgun Safety Course Instructor (Concealed Carry Permit)
  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
  • NRA Certified Shotgun Instructor
  • NRA Certified Personal Protection in the Home Instructor
  • NRA Certified Refuse to be a Victim Instructor
  • United States Marine Corps Veteran
  • Looks like "Stone Cold" Steve Austin


This course is available State Wide for Tennessee Residents!

This course covers the following topics:

1.  Firearms Safety Rules.

2. Handgun Features (Nomenclature).

3. Handgun Uses and Techniques.

4. Handgun Knowledge and Skills for Safe Handling.

5.  Safe Storage of Firearm and Ammunition.

6. Safe Transportation and Safe Storage Methods In Vehicles.

7.  Safe Handgun Cleaning Instruction.

8.  Current Tennessee Law on Carrying Handguns.

Upon course completion, you'll be awarded your certification required by the State of TN for your Concealed Carry Permit.

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Course Curriculum

  Introduction
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  Carry Laws
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  Tennessee Self Defense Law
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  Traffic Stop Suggestions
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  Handgun Safety
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  Pistol Types
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  Revolvers
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  Ammunition
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  Marksmanship
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  Proper Aiming Technique
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  Cleaning And Storage
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