Three easy steps to your Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit.

A state approved course, such as this one, is a requirement for Tennessee residents who wish to obtain the Concealed Carry Handgun Permit. Warning: Don't fall for online scams. This is the official CarryTN website.


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!


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.

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 much as needed. You will have access to complete this course for one full year from the purchase date of the online class.

Tennessee Concealed Permit Instructor

Meet the Instructor

John McConnell

Owner: Clarksville Guns & Archery


Clarksville Guns & Archery employs six State of Tennessee Certified Handgun Permit Instructors. All of our instructors are also NRA Certified Pistol Instructors.

Over the years, we have assisted thousands of Tennesseans to obtain their handgun carry permits. Now, with the addition of Tennessee's new Concealed Carry Only Permit, we are proud to offer the online class at carrytn.com

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

John's Qualifications:

  • Tennessee Certified Handgun Carry Permit Instructor (Enhanced Permit)
  • Tennessee Approved Online Handgun Safety Course Instructor
  • 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

John and his staff live and breathe gun safety on a daily basis. The online course offered on this website, will grant the required certification to obtain the Tennessee Concealed Carry Permit.

We look forward to serving you.


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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  Semi-Automatic Pistols
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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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  Next Steps
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  Final Exam
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