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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Iowa Hunter Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Hunter Education Certificate.

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Iowa residents and non-residents born after January 1, 1972, must be certified in hunter education before they can purchase an Iowa hunting license.

Persons 11 years of age and older may complete an approved hunter education course and receive a certificate of course completion. For anyone who is 11 years of age, the certificate becomes valid on the student’s 12th birthday.

Persons under 15 years of age may hunt without having a hunter education certificate only if they are accompanied by a licensed hunter at least 18 years of age while hunting.

Iowa hunting education certificate