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Houston Police Retired Officers Association
Texas License To Carry (LTC)
September 03, 2020
If you are an honorably retired Peace Officer and want to apply for an LTC with the state of Texas, you may do so at no charge provided you get a letter from the Chief of Police.  For instructions on how to do this, please follow the steps below:
  • On our website,, click on the link “Handgun & ID Renewal Info”.  This will take to you to the HPOU website.
  • On the HPOU site, click on “DPS Instructions & HPD Application”.   Read the instructions and fill out the form.
  • Mail or email the form to the information provided in the instructions.
  • The caveat is, you must have qualified at the HPD shooting range within 6 months prior to submitting your paperwork.
If you have further questions, contact HPD Employee Services at 713-308-1220.