Comprehensive Online Regulatory & Enforcement (CORE) System

Meet the new, upgraded CORE. Faster. Modern. Mobile-Friendly. Visit

Starting Monday, June 26, Tennessee professionals licensed through the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance will have access to the new CORE licensing system, featuring:

  • Easier to use, more modern experience. 
  • Mobile-friendly system that fits the screen of your device. 
  • Simplified and improved attachment uploads.
  • More intuitive ability to manage your license or permit.

Access the new, secure CORE website beginning Monday, June 26, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. CST at To ensure the upgrade is completed, CORE will be unavailable beginning Friday, June 23, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. CST through Monday, June 26, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. CST.  

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Need help? Visit our Help Desk to read more. Click one of the links below.


Register a New CORE Account FAQs

New Application for License FAQs

License Renewal FAQs

Authorized User FAQs

Tutorial Videos

View our video tutorials to see how the new, upgraded CORE works.

Register a New CORE Account

Purchase Residential Building Permit

Purchase Electrical Permit

New Application for License

Renewing a License

Add an Authorized User

Captives Annual Statement Filing

Issue Agent Create Account and Link License

Have questions?

Contact us at (615) 741-2241 or by email at: