Just renewed but I have an ID question

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Just renewed but I have an ID question

Postby CoffeeNut » Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:44 am

When I got to Texas I got a State ID card and used that to fill out my application for my CHL. Shortly after getting my CHL I got a drivers license and have used that in conjunction with my CHL ever since (even though the ID#s don't match). When I logged in to renew I had to use that old state ID card number which I believe is expired now. From some of the posts here I see DPS has a section on their processing list for "DL/ID" Valid and I'm wondering if they will use my drivers license or the old, and expired, ID card?

I would hope the government can see that I have a drivers license and just use that along with the updated photo...
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Re: Just renewed but I have an ID question

Postby infoman » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:05 am

You have to contact them & tell them you now have a driver's license number. I would do so right away before the new LTC is mailed to you.


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Re: Just renewed but I have an ID question

Postby twomillenium » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:12 am

When you received your TX drivers license, your TX ID became invalid. This should have been explained to you at the DPS drivers license office when you received the receipt for the DL. It is not legal to carry an TX ID and a TX DL. You should notify the DPS of the change ASAP. I would also give the DPS handgun division a call. They can tell you more accurately how to proceed.
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Re: Just renewed but I have an ID question

Postby CoffeeNut » Fri Sep 01, 2017 2:34 pm

twomillenium wrote:When you received your TX drivers license, your TX ID became invalid. This should have been explained to you at the DPS drivers license office when you received the receipt for the DL. It is not legal to carry an TX ID and a TX DL. You should notify the DPS of the change ASAP. I would also give the DPS handgun division a call. They can tell you more accurately how to proceed.


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Re: Just renewed but I have an ID question

Postby CoffeeNut » Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:32 pm

Got ahold of a very nice DPS rep that told me all I had to do was send in a picture of my DL and CHL either by mail, email or fax that explained that I wanted to change numbers. So I used the supporting documents page and sent it in.

Simply stated on the same PDF - "please use my current drivers license number instead of my now expired State ID number that is printed on my CHL".

Pretty pleased with how efficient that system is.
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Re: Just renewed but I have an ID question

Postby twomillenium » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:09 pm

CoffeeNut wrote:Got ahold of a very nice DPS rep that told me all I had to do was send in a picture of my DL and CHL either by mail, email or fax that explained that I wanted to change numbers. So I used the supporting documents page and sent it in.

Simply stated on the same PDF - "please use my current drivers license number instead of my now expired State ID number that is printed on my CHL".

Pretty pleased with how efficient that system is.

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