This is a discussion on moving to Texas from Missouri within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; so the question is.........Does Texas require me to do the full test or can I transfer my missouri permit to Texas. And is there a ...
so the question is.........Does Texas require me to do the full test or can I transfer my missouri permit to Texas. And is there a requirement to have lived in the state for a designated period of time.
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Welcome to the forum and to Texas! You're moving in the right direction! I recommend you go here: TxDPS - CHL FAQs, and click on the link for "Eligibility Requirements". You have to live in Texas for 6 months plus meet all the other requirements. You might be able to use your Missori permit during that period, but check with the TXDPS to be sure.
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It appears Texas has a 6 month residency requirement, unless you are AD military. There does not appear to be a waiver of training for someone licensed in another state. So you would need to take the Texas training course to get your permit.
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There is no longer a waiting period to apply for a license. Just like a drivers license you need to get it pretty quickly. If MO has the same background checks as TX if might go a little quicker.
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Thanks guys....I hate to leave my bushwacker state but I feel honored to be in Texas...........(I'll Still Fly Quantrills raiders black flag though)