How to get a Handgun License


Here are the steps to get a Texas License to Carry a handgun. Total price $180 

STEP 1. Complete a 4 hour online LTC class $50 fee 

The online class can be taken on any computer or mobile device and may be done in small segments as your schedule permits until complete.

STEP 2. Complete the shooting portion with us. $80 fee

After completing the online LTC training, schedule the shooting portion with us here.  We are available 7 days week.

STEP 3.  Submit an online application to the Texas DPS $40 fee

Complete the online application at Texas Department of Public Safety website

STEP 4. Fingerprints $10 fee

Submit a set of fingerprints. To schedule an appointment at a time and location convenient to you, please use one of the following methods:   Visit Fingerprinting Services, please use Service Code: 119Q91 OR Call (888) 467-2080 and provide Service Code: 119Q91

STEP 5.  Submit Certificate of Training (LTC-101) 

Submit and upload your Certificate of Training to the DPS through their website.  Attachments must be in .PDF file format. (what is PDF?)

Or mail the certificate to:

Texas Department of Public Safety
Handgun Licensing Program, MSC 0245
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773-0245

*All certificates of training are valid for one year from the date of issuance. (Texas Administrative Code TITLE 37 PART 1 CHAPTER 6 SUBCHAPTER B §6.14(f) effective January 11, 2018