Texas Handgun Carry License

Easiest 1st Step for TX Carry License

100% Video: Phone, Tablet, Computer

Stop and Resume Where you Left Off

99% Pass Rate on Test

Shortest Course Allowed by TX Law

Lifetime TX Legal Carry Law Updates


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  4. Military

Forget about sitting in classrooms on your weekend, or poring over textbooks for hours at a time. Take your Texas License to Carry a Handgun training online, and learn around your own schedule!

  • Self-Paced Course â€“ Move as fast or slow as you want. Play and pause as needed, anytime you stop/pause when you log back in you can pick up right where you left off
  • Easily Fits into your Schedule â€“ Unlimited Login/Logout
  • Multiple-Choice Quiz â€“ All questions are clearly covered in video training.
  • Easy to Pass â€“ 3 attempts on the 25 Question Test.
  • Phone, Tablet, Computer â€“ Use any device!
  • Shortest time allowed by TX Law: 4 hours, take little at a time or all at once. Always pickup at the exact second you left off at.
  • Instructor Experience: 15+ years of Instructor experience teaching thousands of students on Texas License to carry and as a professional firearms instructor.  Trains Firearms Instructors, Law Enforcement, and Private Security as well.
  • 100% Video: Our newest course. 100% video. Simply put: the easiest way to complete a TX License to Carry a handgun training.  LTC CHL 
  • Lifetime Law Updates & Bonus Video Training: Every other year there are changes to Texas Law.  All paid customers will have access to our “Law Update” videos as well as optional bonus videos that guide you step by step on entire process of getting your TX Handgun Carry License (LTC) (CHL).  We also provide optional videos in case you want to learn more on many advanced topics.

Steps to get your Texas License to Carry LTC (CHL)

Military?  We have Instructions specific for you.  Click "Military" tab.

(469) 242-3934 which is 4 hours (shortest allowed time by law) and then you will have a 25 Question Multiple choice test.  You have 3 attempts to pass this test and 99% pass rate on 1st attempt with our training.  Once you complete the test you will be emailed your signed Texas LTC-101 Certificate which will be filled out showing you successfully passed the required “classroom” portion Online. If you want more details on CHLOnline Training Process.  Click  "Details" Tab above

2. Shooting Test must still be completed.   (1 Hour )  CHLOnline.Com may have a recommended instructor in your area but any TX LTC Instructor can provide this training.  Your “Range” Instructor will need to sign your training form that we provided to you in Step 1.  The range process is 1 hour of training and then you must take the “shooting test” this test is very easy and you can even take the test with a 22LR pistol.    To find instructors in your area you can google “LTC Instructors (city name)” and find many instructors you can email, call or some provide the info of when their next class is.  Remember you only need the “shooting portion” not the entire License to carry class as you have already done the classroom part in step 1.  This cost is usually only around 20 dollars.  If Range Training/Test is 1 on 1 it may be more. 

3. Apply Online for your Texas LTC (Click) After you complete TX LTC / CHL application and pay fee (if required) you will be given prompts to set up a fingerprint appointment nearest to you of a time, date of your choosing the fingerprint process normally takes about 5 minutes.  When you are applying with TX online they will ask for certrain supporting documents such as LTC-101 you got in step #1, which also must be signed.   We do have a video of step 3 on CHLOnline.Com 

Instructor Experience:

  • Conducting CHL/LTC training for over 10 years with thousands of students
  • NRA Instructor for over 15 Years, thousands of basic pistol students
  • Training NRA Instructors for over 13 years, hundreds of instructors all over the U.S.
  • Successfully Completed Police Instructor Training
  • Texas Private Security Instructor   
  • Providing Firearms Training for U.S. Military 
  • Over 3 years conducting firearm related online training

Shooting Experience:

  • Over 600,000 Rounds fired in practice, competition and love for the shooting sports!
  • Sports: 3Gun, USPSA, IDPA, F-Class (FTR), Sporting Clays, CAS, SASS, Trap, Skeet and more.

Steps for Military to obtain TX License to Carry. 

1. Complete Training with CHLOnline.Com Click to get started! (click)

2. If you have a Military range card or range scores, etc. from within the past 10 years of your LTC application you do not have to complete the “Shooting Portion” and can do all of your training with CHLOnline.Com.  You will have to show proof for step 3 for TX State Application (not to us) of your military range card or military range scores.

3. 7046048528 (click) and supply TX DPS with "supporting documents"  

Paid Customers will have access to a step by step video on this entire process from start to finish!

Total Cost much will this cost me? 

CHLOnline.Com Training = $69 You only pay us $69.  All other fees are collected by the state of texas at the time you apply on Tx DPS website.

Active Military = $69 (Only Pay for CHLOnline Training, TX Application Fee is Free)

Retired Military = $69 + $25 = $94 ($69 CHLOnline & $25 TX Application Fee)

Regular Joe Civilian = $69 + $40 = $109 ($69 CHLOnline & $40 TX Application Fee)

When does the License Expire?  Initial is 4 Years, Renewal is good for 5 years.

Do I have to be currently living in TX?  & Do I need TX ID or Drivers License to get LTC?

No to both questions!  Per dibromid, legal residents of another state or persons who relocate to Texas with the intent to establish residency may obtain an LTC. Those individuals must submit an application, pay the required fees, successfully complete the required training in Texas and submit all supporting documents. They also must submit form LTC-6, two passport style photos and a copy of their out of state driver license or state issued identification card. Note, however, that all LTC applicants must be legal residents of Texas or another state.

When I apply for License with TX DPS what "Supporting Documents" (Proof) will they accept :

Active Texas Military Members: Must provide current proof of service. Submit a copy of your LTC-100/LTC-101, military range scores, from within the preceding 10 years of your LTC application, can be used in place of the proficiency portion of the LTC-100/ LTC-101 (GC § 411.1881).

Active Military: Copy of your military identification and a copy of your current leave earnings statement; Or current orders; OR current pay stub; OR letter from your commanding officer; OR DD-214 showing honorable discharge and date (if application is within 365 days of discharge). Submit a copy of your LTC-100/LTC-101, military range scores, from within the preceding 10 years of your LTC application, can be used in place of the proficiency portion of the LTC-100/LTC-101 (GC § 411.1881).

Veteran/Retired Military: Copy of DD-214 stating character of service as Honorable; OR Any other official documentation showing that the applicant is honorably discharged or retired military.

*CHLOnline.Com does not need these documents these are documents that you will need for step #3 ( See above) when you are doing your application for License to Carry a Handgun for Texas.    

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 Certified under Texas GC 411.188 and GC 411.190 to administer the LTC Online Course