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Post by ccpacker » Sat Oct 08, 2011 12:13 am

It has been several weeks now that I get the same message from the DPS site. They say they have received all my required documents, but say finger prints and background check has to be reviewed. Is there something else I need to do to expedite the process?
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Post by Teamless » Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:15 am

if it is being reviewed, and there are no documents missing, there is nothing you can do, unless it has been over a certain amount of time (Someone else will chime in with the necessary waiting time)
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Post by Arch Stanton » Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:17 am

ccpacker wrote:It has been several weeks now that I get the same message from the DPS site. They say they have received all my required documents, but say finger prints and background check has to be reviewed. Is there something else I need to do to expedite the process?
Probably not. You might want to call just to ask if there is a problem and if they need any more information from you, but in all likelihood yours is probably just not one of the lucky ones that seemingly gets done overnight.


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Post by johnson0317 » Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:28 pm

It would not be unusual for it to take four weeks to show a change in status, and this is mentioned in their FAQ section. Carrying a gun becomes a lifestyle of exercising patience...might as well start practicing it now.

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Post by Grapevinebill » Sun Oct 09, 2011 8:41 am

Best answer and recommendation I've seen RJ. Patience is key here. My BG check took 3 weeks for what it's worth.

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Post by jestrada » Sun Oct 09, 2011 7:49 pm

my BG check took 6 weeks! youll just need to wait. If its been longer then 60 days they will mail you a letter explaining why, so i was told when i called :headscratch

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Post by boba » Mon Oct 10, 2011 2:36 pm

I heard a rumor that every time an applicant calls or emails, his application gets moved to the bottom of the pile. :biggrinjester:
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Post by johnson0317 » Mon Oct 10, 2011 10:00 pm

Kind of like what happens to your food when you send it back to the kitchen...better hope the cook doesn't have any sinus problems that night.

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Post by tbrown » Tue Oct 11, 2011 5:40 pm

johnson0317 wrote:Kind of like what happens to your food when you send it back to the kitchen...better hope the cook doesn't have any sinus problems that night.

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Post by Grapevinebill » Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:33 pm

I'd send an e-mail to the governor. During his presidential bid his staff just may put some pressure on the DPS... "rlol"
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