Learn more about the Texas License to Carry process and classes to get you ready.
LTC Training Classes
LICENSE TO CARRY - PREP CLASS
The objective of this class is to get you prepared to take, and pass, an LTC class.
We will cover what can be done before an LTC class, targets and scoring, and the basics of handgun. We will also shoot a practice shooting proficiency.
LICENSE TO CARRY - COMPLETE CLASS
This class certifies you to carry a handgun on your person in the State of Texas.
In this training , we go over the laws surrounding your ability to carry on your person as well as a 50 round shooting proficiency.
Offered in English and Spanish.
LICENSE TO CARRY - QUALIFICATION ONLY
Did your class elsewhere, at another time or online but still need to do your shooting qualification? We've got you covered.
Steps For Texas LTC
1. TAKE CLASSROOM PORTION
4 hr min - 6 hr max: This section covers things such as Texas law regarding firearms, safe storage & situational awareness.
2. COMPLETE SHOOTING PREFICIENCY
Average 1 hr: 20 rounds at 3 yards, 20 rounds at 7 yards and 10 rounds at 15 yards.
- Experienced Shooters - May take steps 1 & 2 on the same day
- New Shooters - You can do step 1 and finish your proficiency at a later time
It is NOT recommended that you attempt both class time and shooting on the same day if you are not already proficient with a firearm.
3. SUBMIT DPS APPLICATION
Application can be filled out and entered online. Follow the link below to get started.
4. SUBMIT DPS APPLICATION
Fingerprints are submitted to the state via IdentoGo. (everyone must complete this step). IdentoGo Locations and times are usually set up during DPS application.
5. SUBMIT YOUR LTC 100 DOCUMENT
This document is provided by your instructor and shows you completed your classroom time and your shooting proficiency. Upload by following the link: https://www.dps.texas.gov/rsd/contact/ltcatt.aspx
ALREADY SUBMITTED APPLICATION?
If you completed your DPS application prior to taking an LTC class or shooting proficiency your form may still be valid. Contact us for any questions or to schedule your time.
REASONS YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIED:
- If you are a felon
- If you are a fugitive from the law
- If you are chemically dependent
- If you have a psychiatric disorder
- If you have class A or B misdemeanors
- If you may have Child support debt
Texas Gun Experience employees cannot provide legal advice on Texas license to carry disqualifying factors.
Should you have questions on these disqualifiers it is recommended that you consult an attorney.
The State of Texas has up to 8 weeks from the time they receive ALL DOCUMENTS to process your License to Carry. If it has been over 8 weeks, you can make an online inquiry by clicking here: https://txapps.texas.gov/txapp/txdps/ltc/ and selecting “Returning User”.
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