We strongly encourage you to submit your TEXAS CHL application to the state online. This expedites the application process while you wait to attend the CHL class. Former New Texas CHL students have received their Texas Concealed Handgun License in as little as 3 weeks. New or Renewal Texas CHL License. Online Application.
Effective March 1, 2011 all fingerprints must be submitted through Electronic Fingerprint Submission using Enrollment Services (L-1). Before a CHL applicant can schedule an appointment with L-1, an online application must have been submitted or TXDPS must be in receipt of the paper CHL application.
Applicants who choose to submit a paper application must wait to schedule their L-1 appointment after the application has been processed through the mail and they have received confirmation the application has been entered into the CHL database. To reduce processing time, TXDPS encourages all applicants to utilize the secure online application. To schedule an L-1 Fingerprint appointment.FINGERPRINT INFO
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