Note Please see our FAQs "Can I carry a weapon while wearing a mask?" and "Can I carry a handgun without a license during a disaster in Texas?" for information on those topics.
Since the 2015 "open carry" legislation went into effect, what was known as a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) is now known as a License to Carry a handgun (LTC).
Traveling to another state and wondering if you can take your gun? These resources explain Texas's handgun license reciprocity agreements with other states.