For individuals who have a Texas CHL/LTC, it is important to be aware of the states that honor this license to carry a concealed firearm. Understanding which states have concealed carry reciprocity agreements with Texas is crucial to avoid legal issues while carrying a concealed firearm. Currently, there are 37 states that recognize the Texas CHL/LTC, including all of the states bordering Texas, and popular travel destinations such as Florida, Colorado, and Nevada.  We have created an interactive reciprocity map, showing states that accept the Texas LTC, and which states LTC are accepted by Texas.

Carry Texas LTC Reciprocity Map

Use our map below to check the status of License to Carry reciprocity among the states.  You can change states by either clicking the state on the map, or by using the select drop-down menu to choose a state from the list.

Map Legend

The data source for this map is:
Texas DPS - https://www.dps.texas.gov/section/handgun-licensing/state-reciprocity-information

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State Reciprocity Details

Choose a state from the drop-down menu below, or click a state on the map above.

Alabama

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Alabama have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Alabama is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Alabama.

Effective August 8, 2006, Governor Perry proclaimed persons with a valid Alabama license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

Effective August 1, 2013, Alabama Governor Robert J. Bentley signed Senate Bill 286, Act 2013-283 legislation recognizing handgun permits issued to residents of the issuing state who are 21 years of age, may carry in Alabama.

Alabama Law 13A-11-85 Recognition

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Alabama using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Alabama.

Alabama LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Alabama CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Alaska

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Alaska have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Alaska is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Alaska.

Effective September 26, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Commissioner William Tandeske of the Alaska Department of Public Safety proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Alaska.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Alaska using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Alaska.

Alaska LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Alaska CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with . Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Arizona

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Arizona have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Arizona is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Arizona.

Effective September 7, 1999, Texas Colonel Dudley M. Thomas, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and Arizona's Joe Albo, Director of the Department of Public Safety, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Arizona.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Arizona using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Arizona.

Arizona LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Arizona CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Arkansas

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Arkansas have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Arkansas is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Arkansas.

Effective January 27, 1998, Texas Colonel Dudley M. Thomas, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and Arkansas Colonel John R. Bailey, Director of the Department of Public Safety, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Arkansas.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Arkansas using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Arkansas.

Arkansas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Arkansas CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

California

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from California, but California does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective November 18, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid California license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in California.

California LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your California CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Colorado

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Colorado have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Colorado is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Colorado.

Effective December 29, 2004, Texas Governor Rick Perry proclaimed persons with a valid Colorado license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas

Proclamation

Effective May 17, 2007, the Governor of Colorado signed Senate Bill 34 recognizing handgun permits issued to residents of the issuing state, who are 21 years of age, may carry in Colorado.

Colorado Law 18-12-213

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Colorado using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Colorado.

Colorado LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Colorado CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Connecticut

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Connecticut, but Connecticut does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective April 29, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Connecticut license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Connecticut.

Connecticut LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Connecticut CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Delaware

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Delaware have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Delaware is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Delaware.

Effective November 1, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Delaware State Prosecutor Steven P. Wood proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Delaware.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Delaware using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Delaware.

Delaware LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Delaware CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

District of Columbia

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with District of Columbia. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Florida

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Florida have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Florida is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Florida.

Effective August 28, 2000, Texas Governor George W. Bush and John M. Russi, Director of the Florida Division of Licensing, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Florida.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Florida using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Florida.

Florida LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Florida CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Georgia

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Georgia have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Georgia is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Georgia.

Effective November 22, 2004, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Georgia Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Georgia.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Georgia using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Georgia.

Georgia LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Georgia CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with . Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Hawaii

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Hawaii, but Hawaii does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective January 13, 2006, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Hawaii license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Hawaii.

Hawaii LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Hawaii CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Idaho

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Idaho have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Idaho is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Idaho.

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Idaho using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Idaho.

Idaho LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Idaho CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Illinois

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Illinois, but Illinois does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective April 29, 2016, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Illinois license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Illinois.

Illinois LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Illinois CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Indiana

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Indiana have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Indiana is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Indiana.

Effective November 2, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Indiana license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

Indiana Statute IC 35-47-2-21b grants recognition of valid handgun licenses issued by other states as long as holder is not a resident of Indiana, may carry in Indiana.

Indiana Law 35-47-2-21 Recognition

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Indiana using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Indiana.

Indiana LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Indiana CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Iowa

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Iowa have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Iowa is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Iowa.

Effective April 14, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Iowa license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

Effective January 1, 2011, Iowa Governor Chet Culver signed legislation recognizing valid handgun permits issued to residents of the issuing state who are 21 years of age, may carry in Iowa.

Iowa Law

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Iowa using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Iowa.

Iowa LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Iowa CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Kansas

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Kansas have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Kansas is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Kansas.

Effective January 30, 2007, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Kansas license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

Effective July 1, 2021, Kansas statutory amendment (K.S.A.) 75-7c03 provides recognition for a person with a valid Texas license to carry a handgun, may carry in Kansas.

Kansas Law 75-7c03 Recognition

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Kansas using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Kansas.

Kansas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Kansas CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Kentucky

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Kentucky have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Kentucky is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Kentucky.

Effective August 17, 2000, Texas Colonel Thomas A. Davis, Jr., Director of the Department of Public Safety, and Kentucky's Ishmon F. Burks, Jr., Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Kentucky.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Kentucky using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Kentucky.

Kentucky LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Kentucky CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Louisiana

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Louisiana have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Louisiana is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Louisiana.

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Louisiana using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Louisiana.

Louisiana LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Louisiana CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Maine

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with Maine. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Maryland

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Maryland, but Maryland does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective November 18, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Maryland license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Maryland.

Maryland LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Maryland CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Massachusetts

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Massachusetts, but Massachusetts does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective November 18, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Massachusetts license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Massachusetts CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Michigan

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Michigan have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Michigan is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Michigan.

Effective September 21, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Michigan.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Michigan using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Michigan.

Michigan LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Michigan CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Minnesota

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with Minnesota. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Mississippi

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Mississippi have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Mississippi is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Mississippi.

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Mississippi using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Mississippi.

Mississippi LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Mississippi CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Missouri

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Missouri have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Missouri is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Missouri.

Effective September 6, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing person with a valid Missouri license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

The Missouri Constitution, Article 1, §23 provides recognition for a person with a valid Texas handgun license, may carry in Missouri.

Missouri Law Article 1, §§23

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Missouri using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Missouri.

Missouri LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Missouri CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Montana

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Montana have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Montana is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Montana.

Effective November 29, 2004, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Montana.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Montana using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Montana.

Montana LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Montana CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Nebraska

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Nebraska have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Nebraska is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Nebraska.

Effective February 16, 2007, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Nebraska license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

Effective August 30, 2009, Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning authorized recognition of handgun permits issued to residents of the issuing state, who are 21 years of age or older, may carry in Nebraska.

Nebraska Law 69-2448

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Nebraska using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Nebraska.

Nebraska LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Nebraska CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Nevada

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Nevada have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Nevada is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Nevada.

Effective March 24, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Nevada license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

Effective October 1, 2015, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed legislation recognizing handgun permits issued to residents of the issuing state, who are 21 years of age (Effective July 1, 2016), may carry in Nevada.

Nevada Law 202.369 Recognition

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Nevada using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Nevada.

Nevada LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Nevada CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

New Hampshire

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with New Hampshire. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

New Jersey

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from New Jersey, but New Jersey does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective November 18, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid New Jersey license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in New Jersey.

New Jersey LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your New Jersey CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

New Mexico

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and New Mexico have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from New Mexico is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in New Mexico.

Effective June 22, 2012, Texas Governor Rick Perry and New Mexico Department of Public Secretary Cabinet Secretary Gorden E. Eden Jr. proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and New Mexico.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in New Mexico using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of New Mexico.

New Mexico LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your New Mexico CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

New York

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from New York, but New York does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective January 13, 2006, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid New York license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in New York.

New York LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your New York CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

North Carolina

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and North Carolina have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from North Carolina is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in North Carolina.

Effective April 19, 2004, Texas Governor Rick Perry and North Carolina Special Deputy Attorney General John J. Aldridge III proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and North Carolina.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in North Carolina using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of North Carolina.

North Carolina LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your North Carolina CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

North Dakota

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and North Dakota have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from North Dakota is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in North Dakota.

Effective February 4, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid North Dakota license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

North Dakota Century Code (statute) Title 62.1, Section 62.1-04-03.1 provides recognition for a person with a valid Texas license to carry a handgun may carry in North Dakota.

North Dakota §62.1-04-03.1 Recognition

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in North Dakota using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of North Dakota.

North Dakota LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your North Dakota CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with . Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Ohio

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Ohio have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Ohio is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Ohio.

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Ohio using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Ohio.

Ohio LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Ohio CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Oklahoma

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Oklahoma have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Oklahoma is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Oklahoma.

Effective October 5, 1998, Texas Colonel Dudley M. Thomas, Director of the Department of Public Safety, and Ron Young, Criminalistic Administrator of the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Oklahoma.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Oklahoma using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Oklahoma CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Oregon

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with Oregon. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Pennsylvania

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Pennsylvania have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Pennsylvania is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Pennsylvania.

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Pennsylvania using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Pennsylvania CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Puerto Rico

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with Puerto Rico. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Rhode Island

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Rhode Island, but Rhode Island does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective January 13, 2006, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Rhode Island license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Rhode Island CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

South Carolina

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and South Carolina have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from South Carolina is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in South Carolina.

Effective February 23, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Chief Robert M. Stewart of the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and South Carolina.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in South Carolina using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of South Carolina.

South Carolina LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your South Carolina CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

South Dakota

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and South Dakota have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from South Dakota is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in South Dakota.

Effective September 6, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid South Dakota license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

The South Dakota Codified Law, Chapter 23-7, 7.4 (23-7-7.4) provides recognition for a person with a valid Texas license to carry a handgun may carry in South Dakota.

South Dakota Law 23-7-7.4 Recognition

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in South Dakota using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of South Dakota.

South Dakota LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your South Dakota CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Tennessee

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Tennessee have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Tennessee is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Tennessee.

Effective August 17, 2000, Texas Governor George W. Bush signed a proclamation recognizing person with a valid Tennessee license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

The Tennessee Code Unannotated, Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 13, §51 provides recognition for a person with a valid Texas license to carry a handgun may carry in Tennessee.

Tennessee Law 39-17-1351(r)(3)(A)

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Tennessee using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Tennessee.

Tennessee LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Tennessee CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Utah

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Utah have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Utah is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Utah.

Effective August 30, 2004, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Commissioner Robert L. Flowers of the Utah Department of Public Safety proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Utah.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Utah using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Utah.

Utah LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Utah CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with . Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Vermont

No Agreement with Texas

Texas has no LTC reciprocity agreement with Vermont. Neither state recognizes the LTC of the other.

Virginia

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Virginia have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Virginia is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Virginia.

Effective September 7, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry and Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Superintendent of the Virginia State Police, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Virginia.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Virginia using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Virginia.

Virginia LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Virginia CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Washington

Unilateral with Texas

Texas accepts the LTC from Washington, but Washington does not accept the LTC from Texas.

Effective November 18, 2005, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a proclamation recognizing persons with a valid Washington license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas.

Proclamation

This proclamation is unilateral; Texas handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Washington.

Washington LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Washington CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

West Virginia

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and West Virginia have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from West Virginia is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in West Virginia.

Effective February 21, 2012, Texas Governor Rick Perry and West Virginia Attorney General Darrell V. McGraw Jr. proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and West Virginia.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in West Virginia using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of West Virginia.

West Virginia LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your West Virginia CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Wisconsin

Unilateral with Texas

Wisconsin accepts the LTC from Texas, but Texas does not accept the LTC from Wisconsin.

This law is unilateral; Wisconsin handgun license holders will not be allowed to carry in Texas.

Wisconsin Law §§165.25(16)

By statute, the State of Wisconsin recognizes handgun permits issued to residents of the issuing state, who are 21 years of age or older, may carry in Wisconsin.

175.60(l)(f)

Wisconsin LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Wisconsin CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

Wyoming

Reciprocal with Texas

Texas and Wyoming have a reciprocity agreement in place. LTC from Wyoming is valid in Texas, and Texas LTC is valid in Wyoming.

Effective June 27, 2002, Texas Colonel Thomas A. Davis, Jr., Director of the Department of Public Safety, and Wyoming's Bryan A. Skoric, Senior Assistant Attorney General, proclaimed persons with a valid license to carry a handgun may carry in Texas and Wyoming.

Agreement

Remember

Texas LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Wyoming using your Texas License to Carry (LTC), it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Wyoming.

Wyoming LTC

When carrying a concealed weapon in Texas using your Wyoming CHL/LTC, it is your duty to comply with the carry laws of Texas.

It's important to note that each state has its own specific concealed carry laws, which may have different requirements or restrictions. For example, some states may only honor a Texas non-resident CHL/LTC, while others may require specific training or a minimum age to carry a concealed firearm. For website owners or content writers, it is essential to have accurate and up-to-date information to optimize their sites for search terms related to concealed carry laws and reciprocity agreements. The Texas Department of Public Safety's website offers a comprehensive list of states that honor the Texas CHL/LTC and should be referred to regularly for the most current and accurate information.  This map was created and is regularly updated using the Texas DPS website data.  Keeping our CCW reciprocity map up to date is a high priority.

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