Michigan Field Day

In order to complete the Michigan hunter education requirements, you must pass both the online and Field Day portions of the hunter education course.

Important Field Day Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Field Day

After passing the online portion of Michigan Department of Natural Resources hunter education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Field Day.

To locate and sign up for the Field Day in your area, go to http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/recnsearch/.

Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Field Day.

What To Expect at the Field Day

At the Field Day, you must successfully complete the remaining course requirements, which include: 4–6 hours of instruction, a field exercise, a live-fire exercise, and Michigan’s Hunter Education Certification exam.

Important Bring your Michigan Field Day Voucher to the Field Day as proof of having completed the online course.

After attending and passing the Field Day portion of the hunter education requirement, you will receive your Michigan Hunter Education Certificate.

Hunter Education Documents

Field Day Voucher
The Michigan Field Day Voucher is proof that you have successfully completed the online portion of your hunter education requirement. Students must present the Field Day Voucher at the Field Day to gain admittance.

Michigan Hunter Education Certificate
The Michigan Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the hunter education requirements and can legally hunt in the state of Michigan. You will receive the Hunter Education Certificate from Michigan Department of Natural Resources after successfully completing the Field Day.


If you have already received the Michigan Hunter Education Certificate and need a replacement certificate, you can request one from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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