The New York Home Study

In order to complete the New York hunter education requirements, you must pass both the online and Home Study portions of the hunter education course.

Important Home Study Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Home Study

Before taking this online portion of New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hunter education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Home Study.

To locate and sign up for the Home Study in your area, go to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website at http://www.register-ed.com/programs/124.

Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Home Study.

What To Expect at the Home Study

At the Home Study, you must successfully complete the remaining course requirements, which include: a minimum of 7 hours of instruction, a field exercise, a live-fire exercise, and New York’s Hunter Education Certification exam.

Important Bring your New York Home Study Voucher to the Home Study as proof of having completed the online course.

After attending and passing the Home Study portion of the hunter education requirement, you will receive your New York Hunter Education Certificate.

Hunter Education Documents

Home Study Voucher
The New York Home Study Voucher is proof that you have successfully completed the online portion of your hunter education requirement. Students must present the Home Study Voucher at the Home Study to gain admittance.
New York Hunter Education Certificate
The New York Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the hunter education requirements and can legally hunt in the state of New York. You will receive the Hunter Education Certificate from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation after successfully completing the Home Study.

Replacement

If you have already received the Hunter Education Certificate and need a replacement certificate, you can contact New York State Department of Environmental Conservation at http://www.dec.ny.gov/.

To replace a lost or destroyed Home Study Voucher, log in to the course and print a new one.