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Handgun permit changes effective Jan. 1, 2020. NO action needed for current permit holders.

Handgun Permit Online Services

Be sure the Handgun Permits tab is selected to get started.

  • Apply for a Handgun Permit
  • Renew my Handgun Permit
    •    You may renew up to six (6) months prior to your expiration date or no more than eight (8) years past your expiration date.
    • If option to renew is not available once you log in, you are either not eligible to renew or you must apply in person at a driver services center and have a new photo taken.
  • Order a Duplicate Handgun Permit
    • If you have misplaced or lost your handgun carry permit, you will need to apply for a duplicate.
  • Print my Safety School Certificate
    • This will only be available if you completed the eight (8) hour course and your handgun safety school submitted your certificate electronically.
  • View my Application Status
  • Change my Address *
    • By law, if you move, you are required to notify us of your new address within sixty (60) days.
    • If you have a commercial driver license, you must submit proof of address in person at a Driver Service Center to change address.
    • Residential address must be a Tennessee address.
    • If changing mailing address to an out-of-state address, you must fax a copy of military orders showing stationed out of state to (615) 532-3056.
  • View Handgun Safety Schools

*When filling in addresses, if you live in a house, you will not put anything in the Unit Type or Unit number fields.