The Texas License to Carry (LTC) application process involves submitting your LTC-100 or LTC-101 certificate, which you receive after completing the LTC class and proficiency demonstration.  Follow along the steps to submit this document to DPS using the Regulatory Services Division (RSD) portal.

If you're working your way through the License to Carry - Step-by-Step guide and you've made it this far - you're almost done!  Submitting your documents is the last step before waiting on the incredible speed of government bureaucracy.

To submit your LTC-100 or LTC-101 documents to the Texas Department of Public Safety for your License to Carry, you'll follow a streamlined online process that ensures your application moves forward efficiently. Initially, you'll need to navigate to the DPS website, select the appropriate handgun licensing section, and confirm your prior application submission. You'll then input your contact details, upload your PDF document, and formally submit everything for review. This simple, digital submission process is designed to be quick and user-friendly, typically requiring just a few minutes to complete.

This introduction is just an overview, the individual detailed steps and screenshots can be found below:

  • How To Steps

    Submit LTC-100 / LTC-101 Certificate

    Submit LTC-100 / LTC-101 Certificate

    Supplies Needed:
    1. LTC-100 or LTC-101 certificate
    Tools Needed:
    1. Computer, Tablet, or Cell Phone
    Visit the Texas DPS RSD Website

    Step 1

    Visit the Texas DPS RSD Website
    • Upon arriving at the RSD Contact Us page, if it isn't already selected - choose the Handgun Licensing program.
    Select an

    Step 2

    Select an "I want to:" option
    • Choose the option for "Applicants Only", which includes LTC-100. Don't worry that it doesn't say LTC-101 if that's what you have, this is the right choice for that certificate as well.
    Confirm your application

    Step 3

    Confirm your application
    • This how-to is only appropriate for those who have already submitted an application. If you haven't done that yet, you won't be able to submit your certificate.
    Enter your contact information

    Step 4

    Enter your contact information
    • Fill in your contact information (Name, Email, Drivers License #)
    • Use the same information you provided in your application.
    • Click the Add Documents button
    Add Documents

    Step 5

    Add Documents
    • Use the first "Choose File" button to attach your PDF certificate.
    • RSD will ONLY accept PDF documents. If your instructor sent something other than a PDF, there are online document conversion services that can convert it for you. One is linked at the top of this article.
    • Click the "Submit Documents" button

    Step 6

    • Congratulations! Now you wait for RSD to process your documents.
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