AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Governor Greg Abbott has directed the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to provide no-cost replacements of License to Carry a Handgun (LTC) cards and Private Security Board (PSB) licensee cards for eligible residents who have had their cards lost or damaged as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
“As Texas begins the recovery process, we are prepared to respond to a wide range of issues to help victims of this Hurricane,” said Governor Abbott. “By eliminating burdensome fees to replace these important licenses, Texans can focus on rebuilding their lives and communities.”READ MORE: Shoppers Back In Stores This Black Friday, But Shopping Season Kicked Off Weeks Ago
Residents who live in counties that have received a gubernatorial disaster declaration, and who are currently active Texas LTC or PSB license holders, are eligible to apply for free replacement cards.
The LTC standard replacement card would normally cost $25, and the PBS replacement cards normally $15.READ MORE: 16 Units Damaged In 3-Alarm Apartment Fire In Fort Worth
Affected cardholders must call Regulatory Services Division at 512-424-7293 and have to provide proof of identity.
For more information on replacement driver license and identification cards and surcharge deferments for those affected by the hurricane, click here.MORE NEWS: Frisco Firefighters Extinguish Kitchen Fire, Save Home From Blaze