About The Course

The License To Carry Course is designed to educate candidates on the applicable laws and responsibilities of carrying a firearm.

The course is governed by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and requires about 4 1/2 - 5 hours to complete. 

How To Apply

Handgun Proficiency Demonstration

To successfully qualify, shooters must complete this course with a minimum score of 70%. 

A Passing score (70%) is achieved by scoring 175 points out of possible 250 points. 

Each bullet is worth up to 5 points.

Shooters must clear their own malfunctions. If rounds are held (not fired within the allotted time), the shots will be scored as misses. 

All courses of fire will be scored on a standard B-27 target. The B-27 target must be 24 inches by 45 inches and may be one of four colors; black, blue, red, or green. The target shall be scored utilizing the 5, 4, 3 scoring diagram in the upper left hand corner. 

TX LTC Handgun Proficiency Demonstration Stages of Fire:

Stage 1: Twenty shots (20) will be fired from 3 yards

Stage 2: Twenty shots (20) will be fired from 7 yards

Stage 3: Ten shots (10) fired from 15 yards.