Citizens Elite Online Concealed Handgun Carry Permit Course with FREE Live-Fire Instruction!

This course is the only ONLINE CHCP Course designed specifically for CIVILIANS!
Plus, you receive a BONUS . . . FREE Live-Fire Instruction [not a course requirement]!
Only a $28 Donation to SFWA
to take this ONLINE Course

Step One . . . 
Register for the class

Click on the "Register Now" icon above to register for the course NOW. The course is completed at. your own pace and you may log in and out at your convenience until complete. The course will take a minimum of 90 minutes to complete and you will receive the certificate necessary to apply for your Concealed Only Handgun Carry Permit

Pay $28 Non-Refundable Donation to Receive a Link to Begin the Course Today! 

Step Two . . .
Watch your email for your downloadable certificate

The certificate you receive is so nice it is suitable for framing or for a keepsake from your completion of the course. Print it or save it, either way you need the information for the next step required to apply for your permit

EMAIL us if you do not receive your certificate; but 1st please check your spam email box.

Step Three . . . 
Check List

After completing the course, please collect the following documents to get ready to apply for your Concealed Only Handgun Carry Permit:
1.) Certificate of Completion
2.) Proof of Citizenship
3.) $65 Fee 
4.) TN Driver's License or ID

Email if you have any questions. Please allow 48 hours for a reply outside of regular business hours. 

Step Four . . .
Make your online application and appointment with the DMV in your local area

You will be required to visit the Tennessee Department of Handgun Safety and Homeland Security website to make your online application. You may also visit a full-service DMV location in your local area to apply. Appoints may be required.

CLICK HERE to make your online application with the state. 

What to expect . . .

You will join a few thousand civilians in Tennessee who have already completed this course
and received their Concealed Only Handgun Carry Permit with us!

Online Only . . .

This online course does NOT require you to go to a range and qualify with a handgun to be issued the Certificate of Completion. This is strictly an online course. Be advised that completion of this course will result in you being able to apply for a permit to carry a handgun CONCEALED ONLY. However, taking this Citizens Elite course has a BONUS for you . . . Live-Fire Instruction with an SFWA Master Instructor, FREE!

Civilians Love It!

Citizens Elite's Online Concealed Only TN Carry Permit Course is easy to navigate and read for beginners as well as those more experienced with a handgun. You will take short quizzes along the way to assure that you know the answers required to pass the course. No worries, we make it enjoyable so that the course time goes by quickly and upon completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion via email!

TN Law and more . . .

This online course covers the current Tennessee Law and other requisite subjects associated with handgun safety practices and procedures, the safe cleaning, storage, use of handguns. Plus, marksmanship basics, and considerations for selection of the best gear and gun to carry for personal protection.

SFWA University . . .  Civilians' Choice Since 2008!

SFWA has been offering Enhanced Handgun Carry Permit Classes for FREE and by donation, since 2008! We have helped tens-of-thousands of civilians, pass both the written exam and live-fire requirements of the course necessary to apply for an enhanced permit to carry a firearm for personal protection. Now SFWA is offering this ONLINE Concealed Only Handgun Permit course for civilians which is designed in the same civilian-friendly presentation . . . a few thousand civilians have already chosen this course!

Open Carry vs Concealed Carry?

The choice is yours, there are benefits to both depending on the circumstances and will depend on the permit you select. For example: The Enhanced Carry Permit is an in-person 8 hour course that also includes live-fire training and has guaranteed reciprocity with the 34 states that recognize Tennessee's Enhanced Carry Permit. You also have the benefit of the hands-on help of an instructor; and you are permitted to carry open or concealed in locations which are NOT permitted by the NEW "permit-less carry law" [aka: Constitutional Carry]. Under the new law, one important difference is: You may carry a gun without a permit but NOT in public parks, waterways or greenways.  Whereas the Concealed Only Permit will only permit you to carry where others cannot see your handgun; and, it permits carrying when traveling in certain other states.   

Help is Available . . .

Please email us if you have any questions before you begin the online class, or call us Tuesday thru Saturday 10am to 6pm, and Noon 'til 5pm on Sundays. [EST] We are closed Mondays.
Emails are often monitored after regular business hours and it is very possible you may receive a reply before our next business day.
Plus, while you are taking the course, you may reach out as well if you have any questions or need personal assistance; such assistance is only available via telephone during regular business hours. Why are we there for you as much a possible? We want you to succeed in your journey toward acquiring a permit to carry a handgun concealed for personal protection and appreciate your confidence in SFWA for your training choices!

Frequently asked questions

Once you log out, you will sign in again and select the LESSONS menu tab. Select the next lesson you have not completed and continue taking the course. You may log in and out as often as necessary so that you may complete the course within your own schedule requirements.

No worries, we are here to help answer any questions you may have. Remember, we are closed on Mondays. You may email us 24/7 and we will respond as soon as possible. Our regular business hours are Tuesday - Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday Noon - 5pm [EST]. You also may reach us via phone at 865.329.3293 during regular business hours.

The course is designed to take a minimum of 90 minutes to complete pursuant to state requirements. You may take longer if you like as the course is not a timed event. The actual time required to complete the course depends on you.

The course is not meant to cause you stress. It is an easy to understand course that is applicable to those new to handguns or those who may already be proficient. Simply take your time and when you answer the quiz/test questions do not rely on what you may have been told outside of this course . . . all of the answers are specifically found within the course lessons. Relax, get your favorite [non-alcoholic of course] beverage and move through the course at. your own pace . . . no pressure, no stress. You will do very well!

You Receive a Certificate of Completion and a BONUS!

This course does NOT require live-fire training to apply for your Concealed Only Permit
But when you take our course we give you a certificate to receive live-fire training FREE!

This is a sample of the CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION you will receive to apply for your permit

You are NOT required to complete live-fire training to apply for your Concealed Only Handgun Carry Permit in TN

This is a sample of your Live-Fire Training BONUS CERTIFICATE which is good until December 31, 2022

You will be able to set up a time to work with a SFWA Master Certified Instructor to increase your capabilities of hitting what you are aiming for in a self defense situation. You do NOT need to complete live-fire training to apply for your concealed only permit.

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