Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit Safety Course


You can get your Tennessee, Concealed Handgun Carry Permit Safety Course Online. This course is designed to teach and test you in the basics of pistol safety, operation, storage, and TN Carry Laws. Upon successful completion of this course, you'll meet the state safety requirement to apply for your Tennessee Concealed Handgun Carry Permit per TCA 39-17-1366.

We will email you the directions and web links for starting your state application online and download your TN CCP Proof of training form once you enroll in the USCCA e-Learning course.

Take The Course $37.97

 How To Apply


  • Must be a Tennessee resident.

  • 1) Must complete an approve online training (This course meets this requirement). Once completed, print your certificate.

  • 2) Complete the state application online, (to access the state online application go to https://dl.safety.tn.gov/_/#1 NOTE: you must select the "Handgun Permit" tab when you get to the state website.

  • 3) Must fill out CCP Proof of Training form to submit along with course certificate.

  • 4) Once the course has been completed, you will go to a Driver Services Center. At the Driver Services Center:

  • Pay application fee of $65 for an eight (8) year permit 

What you will need when you go to the Driver Services Center:


  • a) Completed CCP Proof of Training form along with training proof (Certificate)

  • b) Provide CERTIFIED PROOF of U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residency (Photocopies will not be accepted)

  • c) Provide proof of full SSN

  • d) Present a photo ID to the Department at the time of filing the application

Additional Information:

  • If you do not currently have a Tennessee driver license, you must submit two proofs of Tennessee residency with your name and resident address - NO P.O. BOXES (Documents must be current and within last 4 months.)

  • Present a photo ID to the Department at the time of filing the application

  • Once transaction is complete, the examiner will provide you with the instructions for being fingerprinted


  • Incomplete applications will not be processed 

  • Proof of Citizenship/Lawful Permanent Residency


  • Acceptable Documents for U.S. Citizenship

  • Official Birth Certificate issued by a U.S. state, jurisdiction or territory (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Swain's Island, Guam)
    IMPORTANT: Puerto Rican birth certificates issued before July 1, 2010 will not be recognized as proof of Lawful U.S. Citizenship beginning November 1, 2010.

  • The government of Puerto Rico has provided information for citizens to apply for new birth certificates.

  • U.S. Government-issued Certified Birth Certificate

  • U.S. Certificate of Birth Abroad (DS-1350 or FS-545)

  • Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the U.S. (FS-240)

  • Valid, unexpired U.S. Passport

  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560 or N561)

  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550, N570 or N578)

  • U.S. Citizen Identification Card (I-197, I-179)

  • Acceptable Documents for Lawful Permanent Resident Status

  • Permanent Resident Alien Card (I-551)

  • Foreign passport stamped by the U.S. Government indicating that the holder has been "Processed for I-551"

  • Permanent resident Re-entry Permit (I-327)

  • Arrival Departure Form I-94 with “Temporary I-551” stamp and holder’s photograph affixed

  • Travel Document issued to Permanent Residents (I-327)

  • Travel Document issued to Refugees (I-571)

  • Form I-94 stamped  with one of the following statuses:  Asylee, Parolee or Parole, Refugee, Asylum, HP-humanitarian parolee or PIP-public interest parolee

  • Eligibility Requirements


  • PLEASE NOTE: All documents are subject to further verification with the issuing agency or source. Documents subject to verification may delay the issuance of your permit, driver license, identification only license, temporary driver license or temporary identification license. No photocopies will be accepted!

  • Must not have a Felony conviction and not currently under indictment for a felony

  • Must not have a Charge pending for Domestic Violence and never been convicted of Domestic Violence

  • Must not be a fugitive from justice

  • Must not have been discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions

  • Must not be an illegal alien or unlawfully in the United States

  • Has not renounced their United States citizenship

  • Does not have an Order of Protection or a restraining order filed against them

  • Not an unlawful user of or addicted to alcohol or any controlled substance or controlled substance analogue

  • Not a patient in a rehabilitation program and have not been hospitalized for alcohol, controlled substance or controlled substance analogue within ten (10) years (if court ordered) or 3 years (if voluntary)

  • Must not have had two (2) convictions for DUI in ten (10) years, with one of those being within the last five (5) years

  • Not currently under the jurisdiction of the court for a DUI or any other Class A Misdemeanor conviction

  • Has not been adjudicated as a mental defective or committed to/or hospitalized in a mental institution

  • Has not had a court appoint a conservator for me by reason of mental defect

  • Has not been judicially determined to be disabled by reason of mental illness, development disability or other mental incapacity

  • Has not been found by a court to pose an immediate substantial likelihood of serious harm, because of mental illness within seven (7) years from the date of application

  • Has not been convicted of stalking and have no pending charge(s) for Stalking

  • Not receiving social security disability benefits by reason of alcohol dependence, drug dependence, or mental disability

  • Applicants are required to be a resident of the state of Tennessee

  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age or is at least eighteen (18) years of age and is an honorably discharged or retired veteran of the United States Armed Forces or is a member of the United States Armed Forces on active duty status and includes with the application a certified copy of the applicant’s certificate of release or discharge from active duty, DD214 or includes with the application a military identification card as proof that the applicant is an active duty member of the military.

1017 Cat Creek Rd Manchester TN 37355, 201 W Grundy St Tullahoma TN 37388, 111 W Vine St Murfreesboro TN 37130, 7 S High St Winchester TN 37398, 201 N Spring St Shelbyville TN 37160, 196 Main Street Lynchburg, TN 37352, 16 Dixie Lee Ave, Monteagle TN 37356, 1433 Main St Altamont TN 37301, 211 West Colville Street McMinnville TN 37110, 101 W Water St Woodbury TN 37190, Tennessee.

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