Texas License To Carry a Handgun (LTC) Fee Table

APPLICATION CONDITIONS

Standard Condition:

Individuals who do not meet the requirements for any discount


Active Judicial Officer/Supervision or Juvenile Probation Officer:

Individuals who are serving as judges or justices of the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, a court of appeals, a district court, a criminal district court, a constitutional county court, a statutory county court, a justice court, or a municipal court; or a federal judge who is resident of Texas; or persons appointed and serving as associate judges; or a Texas Supervision or Juvenile Probation officer.


Retired Judicial Officer:

Individuals who were serving as judges or justices of the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, a court of appeals, a district court, a criminal district court, a constitutional county court, a statutory county court, a justice court, or a municipal court; or a federal judge who is resident of Texas; or persons appointed and serving as associate judges


Active Military/Active Texas Military Member/Active Texas Peace Officer/State Correctional Officer (TDCJ)/ County Jailer:

Individuals currently serving in the military OR who were honorably discharged within the last 365 days; or Licensed peace officers under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code, and are employed as a peace officer by a Texas law enforcement agency; or Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) Correctional Officer; or an Active Texas Military Member; or County Jailer.


Honorably Retired Texas Peace Officer:

Individuals who were licensed as peace officers under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code, and who were honorably retired from having been employed full-time or as a reserve peace officer by a Texas law enforcement agency


Retired Federal Officer:

Individuals who are honorably retired Officers of the United States who were eligible to carry a firearm in the discharge of the officer's official duties. 


Senior Citizen Individuals:

who are at least 60 years of age at the time of application. 


Indigent:

Individuals who fall below the poverty threshold as set forth by the Federal Poverty Guidelines. 


Felony Prosecuting Attorney/United States attorney/Assistant United States Attorney/Texas Attorney General/ Assistant Texas Attorney General:

Individuals who are elected or employed attorneys representing the state in the prosecution of felony cases; or an United States attorney; or an Assistant United States Attorney; or a Texas Attorney General; or an Assistant Texas Attorney General


Veteran (Honorably Discharged):

Individuals honorably discharged from military service. 


Other / Assistant Prosecutor:

 Individuals who are prosecuting attorneys or assistant prosecuting attorneys


Instructor Certification/Online Course Provider:

Certified Instructors are individuals trained and certified by Texas Department of Public Safety to instruct the License To Carry a Handgun training courses to the public; Online Course Providers are individuals trained and certified by the Texas Department of Public Safety to instruct, online, the classroom portion of the License to Carry Handgun Proficiency Course. 

OR= ORIGINAL                      RE= RENEWAL

 APPLICATION                        APPLICATION

        FEE                                           FEE

 

   OR = $40                                     RE = $40


 

   OR = $25                                     RE = $25







    OR = $25                                     RE = $25






    OR = $0                                       RE = $0








   OR = $25                                     RE = $25





   OR = $25                                     RE = $25





   OR = $40                                     RE = $35






   OR = $0                                       RE = $0





   OR = $40                                     RE = $40




   OR = $40                                    RE = $40



   OR = $100                                  RE = $100

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


.GC §411.172.  ELIGIBILITY - Link to DPS Website

  (a)  A person is eligible for a license to carry a concealed handgun if the person:

    (1)  is a legal resident of this state for the six-month period preceding the date of application under this subchapter or is otherwise eligible for a license under Section 411.173(a);

    (2)  is at least 21 years of age;

    (3)  has not been convicted of a felony;

    (4)  is not charged with the commission of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor or an offense under Section 42.01, Penal Code, or of a felony under an information or indictment;

    (5)  is not a fugitive from justice for a felony or a Class A or Class B misdemeanor;

    (6)  is not a chemically dependent person;

    (7)  is not incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun;

    (8)  has not, in the five years preceding the date of application, been convicted of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor or an offense under Section 42.01, Penal Code;

    (9)  is fully qualified under applicable federal and state law to purchase a handgun;

    (10)  has not been finally determined to be delinquent in making a child support payment administered or collected by the attorney general;

    (11)  has not been finally determined to be delinquent in the payment of a tax or other money collected by the comptroller, the tax collector of a political subdivision of the state, or any agency or subdivision of the state;

    (12)  has not been finally determined to be in default on a loan made under Chapter 57, Education Code;

    (13)  is not currently restricted under a court protective order or subject to a restraining order affecting the spousal relationship, other than a restraining order solely affecting property interests;

    (14)  has not, in the 10 years preceding the date of application, been adjudicated as having engaged in delinquent conduct violating a penal law of the grade of felony; and

    (15)  has not made any material misrepresentation, or failed to disclose any material fact, in an application submitted pursuant to Section 411.174 or in a request for application submitted pursuant to Section 411.175.

  (b)  For the purposes of this section, an offense under the laws of this state, another state, or the United States is:

    (1)  a felony if the offense is so designated by law or if confinement for one year or more in a penitentiary is affixed to the offense as a possible punishment; and

    (2)  a Class A misdemeanor if the offense is not a felony and confinement in a jail other than a state jail felony facility is affixed as a possible punishment.

  (c)  An individual who has been convicted two times within the10-year period preceding the date on which the person applies for a license of an offense of the grade of Class B misdemeanor or greater that involves the use of alcohol or a controlled substance as a statutory element of the offense is a chemically dependent person for purposes of this section and is not qualified to receive a license under this subchapter. This subsection does not preclude the disqualification of an individual for being a chemically dependent person if other evidence exists to show that the person is a chemically dependent person.

  (d)  For purposes of Subsection (a)(7), a person is incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun if the person:

    (1)  has been diagnosed by a licensed physician as suffering from a psychiatric disorder or condition that causes or is likely to cause substantial impairment in judgment, mood, perception, impulse control, or intellectual ability;

    (2)  suffers from a psychiatric disorder or condition described by Subdivision (1) that:

        (A)  is in remission but is reasonably likely to redevelop at a future time; or

        (B)  requires continuous medical treatment to avoid redevelopment;

    (3)  has been diagnosed by a licensed physician or declared by a court to be incompetent to manage the person's own affairs; or

    (4)  has entered in a criminal proceeding a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity.

  (e)  The following constitutes evidence that a person has a psychiatric disorder or condition described by Subsection (d)(1):

    (1)  involuntary psychiatric hospitalization in the preceding five-year period;

    (2)  psychiatric hospitalization in the preceding two-year period;

    (3)  inpatient or residential substance abuse treatment in the preceding five-year period;

    (4)  diagnosis in the preceding five-year period by a licensed physician that the person is dependent on alcohol, a controlled substance, or a similar substance; or

    (5)  diagnosis at any time by a licensed physician that the person suffers or has suffered from a psychiatric disorder or condition consisting of or relating to:

        (A)  schizophrenia or delusional disorder;

        (B)  bipolar disorder;

        (C)  chronic dementia, whether caused by illness, brain defect, or brain injury;

        (D)  dissociative identity disorder;

        (E)  intermittent explosive disorder; or

        (F)  antisocial personality disorder.

  (f)  Notwithstanding Subsection (d), a person who has previously been diagnosed as suffering from a psychiatric disorder or condition described by Subsection (d) or listed in Subsection (e) is not because of that disorder or condition incapable of exercising sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun if the person provides the department with a certificate from a licensed physician whose primary practice is in the field of psychiatry stating that the psychiatric disorder or condition is in remission and is not reasonably likely to develop at a future time.