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Texas License to Carry

This course meets the requirements for applicants to obtain their license to carry in the State of Texas.

Duration: 4 hours classrooom, 1 hour range time



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The classroom knowledge portion of the course includes the following topics as outlined by the Texas Department of Public Safety:

  • Basic handgun use and safety including the use of restraint holsters for open carry;
  • Safe gun storage with the view to prevent access by a child;
  • Non-violent dispute resolution;
  • Texas laws pertaining to the use of force as a defense, licensing requirements, and laws regulating license holders
Students must pass a 25 question written exam.  Students will then be required to demonstrate that they can safely operate and use a handgun, and pass a 50-round qualification course of fire shot a 3, 7 and 15 yards.

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Documentation Requirements

Driver's license or state-issued ID

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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A handgun in .22 caliber or larger, at least 50 rounds of quality ammunition, eye, and hearing protection.  A handgun must be safe to operate.