Application Process

It's best to complete the Texas LTC class before applying for your license because the class covers the process in detail. Things must be done in the proper order to avoid any delays in the issuing of your Texas license to carry.

Application Process

The application for your Texas LTC is submitted online on the DPS website. Apply here.


You must submit your online application on the DPS website before you can get your fingerprints done. Your fingerprints must be scheduled online or by phone.

Schedule online here.

By phone: 1-888-467-2080

You will need this service code: 119Q91

Upload Documents

You will need to upload your certificate of training (LTC 101) and any other required documents on the DPS website here.

Processing Time

The Texas Department of Public Safety has up to 60 days to issue your license to carry. If you did not follow all the steps correctly it may take longer. If you has been over 60 days you need to call the handgun license division at: 1-512-424-7293