APPD offers additional handgun licensing courses
The Aransas Pass Police Department provides residents with the Texas Handgun Licensing Course (formerly the Texas CHL Course). This course is required before one is eligible to carry a concealed or open firearm in Texas. Currently, the course is offered free of charge to City residents, City business owners, City employees, and immediate family of City employees (Proof required). Class size is limited. Participants must furnish their own firearm and ammunition.