Texas CHL Application Filing Checklist

TASKS TO BE COMPLETED / FILED Initial Military  Veteran Renewal
Online Application Texas DPS CHL Application Webpage X X X X
CHL-100 (Certificate provided by Instructors at end of Class) X X X
State Barcode Checklist (Printed online upon Application Completion)  X X X
Electronic Fingerprints MorphoTrust USA Enrollment X X X
Proof of Active Service to get Free Rate (ID / LES / Etc)   X    
DD-214 “OR” Official Document showing Honorable Discharge     X  
TX DPS FILING FEE CHECK (ONLY if you did not pay online w/CC) X   X

OUT OF STATE RESIDENTS ONLY:  If applying with an Out Of State Drivers License / ID, you will need to include a completed CHL-6 Form and get two (2) passport Photos!  Include this document and  photos within your State Application envelope. 

BORN OUT OF COUNTRY DOCUMENTATION:  Download and read CHL-40 Form.  Include applicable documentation with your State Application. 

If you have a scanner, you can UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS HERE (PDF Format Only)

            MAIL TO
Texas Department of Public Safety
Handgun Licensing – MSC 0245
PO Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773-0001

Telephone: (512) 424-7293


MorphoTrust USA (fingerprinting)
SA NORTHWEST: 6800 Park Ten Blvd # 108 San Antonio, TX 78213-4211 (210-293-0098)
SA NORTHEAST: 17323 Interstate 35 Access Rd #107, Schertz, TX 78154 (210-745-2956)
SA EAST: 1314 Hines Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78208
NEW BRAUNFELS: 1551 N Walnut Ave New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830-214-6986)

Must complete online CHL application FIRST in order to schedule your Fingerprint Appt


Texas DPS Concealed Handgun License Application Webpage

MorphoTrust USA Fingerprinting Enrollment Services

CHL 16 (Texas Concealed Handgun Laws)