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Official Alabama Hunter Safety Course

Take this Alabama–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education. Hunter-ed.com is a delegated provider for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

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Do you need Alabama Hunting education?

You need education if you were born on or after Aug. 1, 1977, and you will be purchasing a hunting license in Alabama.

Get hunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $28.95 online course.

  2. Print your online course completion document.

  3. Get ready to go hunting!

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Requirements

You must be at least 10 years old to take this online course.

You must be a resident of Alabama to take the online course.

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What to Expect From Hunter Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe hunting practices.

Watch this 73-second sample to see how we put you in the hunter’s camo.

Comprehensive Instruction in Alabama Hunting Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Hunting safety education established by Alabama. Hunter Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Hunting laws and regulations.

Learn Your Way on Any Device

Hunter Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

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Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

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Alabama Approved

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Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
64 N. Union St. Montgomery, AL 36130

Made in the U.S.A.

This Alabama hunter safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations in the state of Alabama and worldwide.

How do I get my Alabama Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources–Approved online course.

Study and pass the $28.95 course. Throughout the Alabama Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Print your Hunter Education Certificate.

After successfully completing the online course, you’ll be able to immediately print out your Hunter Education Certificate.

3. Get ready to go hunting!

The Hunter Education Certificate you printed in step 2 serves as your permanent certificate and allows you to legally purchase a hunting license or permit where required.

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Alabama Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Alabama Hunter Ed Course cost?

The Alabama Hunter Ed Course fee is $28.95.

Taking the Course

Do you need Alabama Hunting education?

You need education if you were born on or after Aug. 1, 1977, and you will be purchasing a hunting license in Alabama.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

You must be at least 10 years old to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the Alabama Hunter Ed Course?

You must be a resident of Alabama to take the online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Alabama Hunter Ed Course approved by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources?

The Alabama Hunter Ed Course is approved and accepted by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Is my Alabama Hunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Alabama Hunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Alabama will accept Hunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as “reciprocity.”)

Quizzes and/or Exams

I failed a unit quiz. Have I failed the course?

If you fail a unit quiz, you must restudy the unit and take the quiz again until you pass. You must score at least 80% on the unit quizzes to pass.

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Alabama Hunter Ed Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 70% on the Alabama Hunter Ed Exam to pass. You have 2 attempts to pass the Alabama Hunter Ed Exam. If you do not pass the exam in the 2 attempts given, you will be required to repeat the entire course. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the permanent Alabama Hunter Education Certificate?

The Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. This certificate is your permanent certificate and allows you to legally purchase a hunting license or permit where required.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my Hunter Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost or destroyed Hunter Education Certificate, log in to the course and print a new one, or visit https://ilostmycard.com to order a plastic wallet card.

You also have the option of ordering a durable permanent card as a replacement from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources by completing the form at https://huntered.dcnr.alabama.gov/public/cardreplacement.aspx.

We’re people, not robots.

Your Hunter Ed course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)