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Military - Application Fee Exemption

Senate Bill 807, effective on 9/1/2015, allows for the waiver of application fees for any military service member, military spouse or military veteran.


Current Board rule and Statute include the following definitions:


Military service member - A person who is currently serving in the armed forces of the United States, in a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the National Guard, or in the state military service of any state.

Military spouse - A person who is married to a military service member who is currently on active duty.

Military veteran - A person who served on active duty in the army, navy, air force, marine corps, or coast guard of the United States, or in an auxiliary service of one of those branches of the armed forces and who was discharged or released from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable.


To apply for this waiver of application fees, please complete the Military Service Member Fee Waiver Request Form and submit it along with the requested additional documentation.


o   Copy of military ID, passport, or birth certificate

And :

o   DD2-14; or

o   Copy of current original orders, including signature page(s)


Upon receipt of your request with the required documentation, the Licemsure Department will evaluate the documentation and provide written confirmation of approval or an explanation as to why the waiver request is being denied. Upon receipt of the approval confirmation you will be able to apply online without submitting the application fee.


Military Fee Waiver of PIT Permit Application fee:

  • If you are active duty military, a military spouse or a military veteran you may apply for a waiver of the application fee.  
  • If you are active duty military, a military spouse or a military veteran enrolled in military postgraduate training program in Texas, consult with your residency program coordinator and they can initiate the request for the waiver on your behalf.