Official Arkansas Hunter Safety Course

Take this Arkansas–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education.

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Do you need Arkansas Hunting education?

You need education if you were born on or after Jan. 1, 1969, if you will be hunting in Arkansas.

Get Hunting certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $19.95 online course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  3. Get ready to go hunting!

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Requirements

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

You do not have to be a resident of Arkansas to take this online course.

After This Course

If you are under 16 years of age when you REGISTER for this course, you must pass this online course and attend the In-Person Exam to complete your hunting safety certification.

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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 Arkansas Hunting Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Hunting safety education established by Arkansas. 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.

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.

We’re people, not robots.

Our customer service team, made up of real people with real Hunter Ed experience, is here to provide assistance through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

8:30 a.m. to midnight CST Monday–Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday & Sunday

Get help seven days a week from professionals like Bill, Diana, Heidi, Laura, Lilibeth, Liz, Marc, Nichole, and Thomas.

1-800-830-2268 toll-free



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Arkansas Approved

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Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
2 Natural Resources Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72205

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

How do I get my Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the online course.

Study and pass the $19.95 course. Throughout the Arkansas Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Complete your age-dependent certification requirements.

If you are 16 years or older, after successfully completing the online course, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion.

If you are under 16 years of age, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion, which you will need to bring with you to the In-Person Exam. You need to locate and sign up for the In-Person Exam. To sign up, go to

Remember: Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the In-Person Exam.

3. Get your Hunter Education Certificate.

If you are 16 years or older, your permanent Hunter Education Certificate will be mailed to you by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

If you are under 16 years of age, you'll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing the In-Person Exam.

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Need help? Here are the answers to the questions Arkansas Hunting students most frequently ask.

Frequently Asked Questions