Who May Not Get a License to Carry
According to Texas Government Code §411.172, you cannot get a Texas License to Carry if you do not meet the eligibility requirements. For example, you would be ineligible if you:
- Have been convicted of a felony.
- Have been charged with any of the misdemeanor or felony offenses listed in the statute.
- Are a fugitive from justice for a felony, a Class A or B misdemeanor, or an equivalent offense.
- Are chemically dependent.
- Are not capable of exercising sound judgment regarding the proper use and storage of a handgun.
- Are delinquent in making a child support payment that is administered or collected by the attorney general.
- Are delinquent in certain tax payments.
- Are restricted under a court protective order or subject to a restraining order affecting your spousal relationship.
- Do not meet any of the other eligibility requirements listed in §411.172.