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CHL-6

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Post by 2firfun50 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 3:55 pm

From the posting yesterday on the DPS website, it looks like a CHL-6 is no longer required for Texas residents.
June 18, 2013
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For security purposes and processing efficiency, DPS is now utilizing the Texas Driver License or ID Card photo on file for Concealed Handgun Licenses. The CHL-6 (Photo Holder) is only required to be submitted by applicants who hold an out of state Driver License or Identification Card. A revised CHL-6 is now available in downloadable forms.

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Post by sjfcontrol » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:03 pm

2firfun50 wrote:From the posting yesterday on the DPS website, it looks like a CHL-6 is no longer required for Texas residents.
June 18, 2013
Passport-style Photos
For security purposes and processing efficiency, DPS is now utilizing the Texas Driver License or ID Card photo on file for Concealed Handgun Licenses. The CHL-6 (Photo Holder) is only required to be submitted by applicants who hold an out of state Driver License or Identification Card. A revised CHL-6 is now available in downloadable forms.
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Post by sjfcontrol » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:06 pm

OK -- I found it: http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/rsd/chl/ne ... pdates.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Post by 6 Point Star » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:51 pm

Wonder if they will still let you send it in if you don't like your Drivers License Photo and have the Passport Photos remade? Does not list that as an option or would that mess up their system.

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Post by sjfcontrol » Wed Jun 19, 2013 4:53 pm

They claimed it was also for security reasons, which makes sense. They don't want somebody to use a picture of a person that doesn't match the DL.
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Post by 6 Point Star » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:01 pm

sjfcontrol wrote:They claimed it was also for security reasons, which makes sense. They don't want somebody to use a picture of a person that doesn't match the DL.
I thought that was what the photo that Morpho Trust takes was for when the do the fingerprints.

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Post by sjfcontrol » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:07 pm

6 Point Star wrote:
sjfcontrol wrote:They claimed it was also for security reasons, which makes sense. They don't want somebody to use a picture of a person that doesn't match the DL.
I thought that was what the photo that Morpho Trust takes was for when the do the fingerprints.

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That would be so that they can prove who the FINGERPRINTS came from.
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Post by bwilie » Wed Jun 19, 2013 5:10 pm

I attended instructor school a few weeks ago and they told us officially during class that from now on they will only use Texas DL or Texas ID photos for the CHL's. They had too many photos that would not scan properly or that did not meet the size criteria, etc and using the DL photos already in the system streamlines the process. The only exception is if you have an out of state DL or ID. DPS would not have that in their system, so you would still need to download a CHL-6 form and send a picture.
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Post by TexasGal » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:20 am

Thank you. It helps everyone for the new Instructors to post things like this. :tiphat:
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Post by Papacub » Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:36 pm

I saw this yesterday when checking DPS site for any updates. The top of the new CHL-6 Clearly states PHOTO HOLDER (submit only if applicant does not hold Texas DL/ID).

I've started making it a habit of checking the DPS website at least once a week to see if they have any updates.

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Post by sjfcontrol » Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:22 pm

Papacub wrote:I saw this yesterday when checking DPS site for any updates. The top of the new CHL-6 Clearly states PHOTO HOLDER (submit only if applicant does not hold Texas DL/ID).

I've started making it a habit of checking the DPS website at least once a week to see if they have any updates.

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Wow! Really? Lets see, they had one update in April, an now one in June. The previous update was in 2010. They went three years without a whisper, so you check weekly? Well, post something here if you see anything new. :cheers2:
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