2017 Wait time

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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby SA-TX » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:23 pm

9/4 Renewal sent online. It will be interesting to see how long it takes with the expected "new cheaper rate" surge.

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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby CoffeeNut » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:28 pm

SA-TX wrote:9/4 Renewal sent online. It will be interesting to see how long it takes with the expected "new cheaper rate" surge.

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I sent mine in on 9/1. I figure with the holiday and the people, like me, that waited for the price drop we will have a little longer wait. We shall see.
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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Killadocg23 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:02 am

Anybody sent their stuff in by mail and not online app? Was wondering how long it usually takes if you do it by mail?

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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby txglock21 » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:01 am

Killadocg23 wrote:Anybody sent their stuff in by mail and not online app? Was wondering how long it usually takes if you do it by mail?

I can't say these days, but back when I did my initial application by mail, it was no different than online. :tiphat:
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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Stripes Dude » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:39 pm

Renewal sent 9/1. Interesting that it now says "fingerprints being reviewed". I don't know what that means, given I had electronic prints done for my initial license.


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Houston_Chef » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:09 am

Well I've been reading this a while. Decided to wait until after new fee schedule and take my chances on waiting. Here's my time line.

Took class and the Harvey struck !!! :shock:

9/5 application online done and fingerprints scheduled
9/6 fingerprinting done
9/9 all clear and print pending
Today 9/13 all clear and mailed status

:txflag: :txflag: :patriot:


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby agsalaza30 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:09 pm

New guy here! Very excited about the process to get my LTC. Anxiously waiting...

Julyish - Bought my first hand gun :patriot: :txflag:
Sept 9th - Certification course taken and PASSED!
Sept 9th - Submitted my application online
Sept 13th - Online website status updated; All greens except for fingerprints, Background Review, and Print Pending...
Sept 13th - Submitted fingerprints via Identogo
Next...
Wait... :waiting: :yawn


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby bamhauser » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:06 am

When I filled out the application online and listed my laughable tiny criminal history, I didn't notice ANYWHERE that it asked for official copies of dispositions. Did something change or do people around this forum just mail those in to speed up the process? I'd send them in the mail if I knew exactly where to send the envelope. I just recently filled out the app so I still have time to fix this if I need to. Advice appreciated :)


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby CoffeeNut » Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:26 pm

Sent my stuff in on September 1st for my first renewal and I just got my shiny new LTC in the mail. I used the online documentation area to send them my new DL number and they changed it without so much as a hiccup. :anamatedbanana
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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Houston_Chef » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:48 pm

Houston_Chef wrote:Well I've been reading this a while. Decided to wait until after new fee schedule and take my chances on waiting. Here's my time line.

Took class and the Harvey struck !!! :shock:

9/5 application online done and fingerprints scheduled
9/6 fingerprinting done
9/9 all clear and print pending
Today 9/13 all clear and mailed status

:txflag: :txflag: :patriot:



Update****


Plastic in hand !! :cheers2: :woohoo

All together 9 days total. Wow.


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Stripes Dude » Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:31 pm

Stripes Dude wrote:Renewal sent 9/1. Interesting that it now says "fingerprints being reviewed". I don't know what that means, given I had electronic prints done for my initial license.

Print pending as of today. That was quicker than I expected after 9/1 fee reduction.


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Killadocg23 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:20 pm

Man, I hope it doesn't take long. I had to send mine in by mail because DPS didn't have my SSN on file(I am a foreign student) and when I went to add it they told me I would have to pay for a new license etc and I didn't want to. USPS says package was delivered to DPS on 9/8. So lets see how long they take to mail me back for my fingerprints. I sent in Everything including the fee already!!!


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Re: 2017 Wait time

Postby Stripes Dude » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:08 pm

Stripes Dude wrote:
Stripes Dude wrote:Renewal sent 9/1. Interesting that it now says "fingerprints being reviewed". I don't know what that means, given I had electronic prints done for my initial license.

Print pending as of today. That was quicker than I expected after 9/1 fee reduction.


Mailed today. That's 18 days. I'm not counting time in the mail, because DPS can't be responsible for whatever happens or doesn't happen with the outstanding "rlol" mail service that we typically experience.

Certainly better than I was expecting.


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