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Tennessee Organization Of Locksmiths

Securing Tennessee and America through Professional Excellence



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Upcoming Classes and Events
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TOOL Fall Board Meeting and Classes, October 23, 24, and 25 , Electronic Safe Lock Servicing and Life Safety Codes. Please note that October 15 is the deadline for registratlion.


New Member Informaiton

If you are interested in joining TOOL down load a membership application. Follow the instructions to fill out and submit the application along with the indicated fees.


Licensing Information


Click here to get a copy of the current law.

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Click here to go to the official State of TN Locksmith Licensing Program page. Get locksmith license applications available for download!

Three criminals have been arrested in Memphis for operating without a license

Click on the box below to go to the NFPA web site to view (no download) fire and life safety standards documents. You will need to provide your email address and create a password.

TOOL is an organization of professionals from all across Tennessee and the surrounding states.

TOOL Presidents

TOOL has three main objectives in the fullfillment of our mission:

  • Excellence in education,
  • Promotion of positive legislation for the betterment of our profession and the protection of the consumer, and
  • Promotion of unity amongst all locksmiths within the State of Tennessee and cooperation with our sister associations.

Click here to learn more about us and how you may join.

All locksmiths will need to have a class on life safety codes to renew their license. This is a requirement imposed by the Department of Commerce and Insurance.

Scammers posing as locksmiths are operating in Tennessee! Go to our Consumer Information page.


A word on "Bump Keys"


Tennessee Organization of Locksmiths, Attn. Raiford Ball, Jefferson Lock and Safe, 344 Summit Hts. Dr., Jefferson City TN, 37760

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