Frequently Asked Questions


What training does the instructor have?

Our instructor is an NRA Certified Firearm Instructor, certified to teach rifle skills, pistol and CCW skills, and home firearm safety. Note that this is not an NRA sponsored course.

What do the certificates look like?

Click here to see a sample certificate.

Can you tell me more about the content on the site?

Our course covers all of the legally required topics in the states listed, and was written and reviewed by an instructor who is certified to teach classes on home firearm safety, rifle skills, pistol skills, and CCW. We have worked with the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), Project ChildSafe, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for some of our course material. A lawyer who specializes in firearm law has reviewed some portions of the course.

Is this class legal in Washington State?

Yes! Our class has been reviewed by an attorney and meets all of the legal requirements in Washington State to be recognized as a Firearm Safety Training Program as per RCW 9.41.1132. This means that our Washington State certification allows purchasing of a firearm after January 1st, 2024 as passed in HB-1143.

Will FFLs in Washington State accept certificates from OnlineFirearmTraining.com?

Yes! Our certificates have been accepted by hundreds of FFLs in Washington, many of whom also direct customers to our site. If your FFL has questions about our course or certificates, direct them to us and we will take care of it or give you a full refund.

Is this class legal in Tennessee?

Yes! Our class has been reviewed and approved by the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and can be found on their approved list under our previous website name of TNGunClass.com. The list will be updated to the new name near the end of January.

How do I get my Tennessee concealed handgun carry permit with this course?

The Tennessee Department of Safety has a page outlining the process to get your permit here. In summary, you'll fill out some information on their online portal then bring your certificate and your identification information (examples: birth certificate, Social Security card, driver's license, etc) to a Driver Services Center where they will take your picture, application fee of $65, and direct you on how to get fingerprints. As a part of your application you will have a background check completed, and if everything goes well, you'll receive your Concealed Handgun Carry Permit via mail in a few weeks.

Is this site compatible with all devices?

Almost all! Unless you are running a very old computer (Windows XP or older), it will probably work. If your device can play the video on the main page fully to the end, then it will play all of the training videos. The site is confirmed to work on PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, and many other devices.