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If you are interested in obtaining a License To Carry a handgun (concealed or openly) in the State of Texas, this course is a requirement. Upon successful completion of this training and submission of the application and fingerprints, DPS will issue a license to those who are legally eligible. This course will cover all state required topics, Basic Firearms Safety, Safe Handling and Storage, Non-Violent Dispute Resolution, Use of Force Laws, Civil and Criminal Liability, and Texas Handgun Laws. This is not a Learn To Shoot Class. Attendees must be able to demonstrate that they can safely and proficiently operate a handgun.
There is an additional fee to DPS to obtain a license.
4-6 hour State-Mandated Classroom Instruction
Classroom materials and handouts
Application preparation instruction
Fifty (50) round firearms qualification on a DPS approved range
Range fee, target, safety glasses, and hearing protection
Certificate of Completion (if student meets minimum qualifications)
Students Must Supply:
Valid Texas Drivers License or ID card
Footwear that covers the entire foot
A shirt with a conservative neckline (to protect against hot brass)
Handgun: Revolver or Semi Auto (no minimum caliber)
Handguns should be in safe working order
It no longer matters what type of handgun is used when qualifying. You will be licensed to cary both semi-auto and revolver.
One empty magazine required for semi-autos
Ammunition: Minimum 50 founds of factory ammo (no reloads). Rental handguns are available with ammo for $30