Official Washington Hunting Safety Course Link to Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Washington Hunter Safety Course and Exam

  • Official course of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • Convenient, self-paced home study—for free!
  • Take the $15 exam. Passing it is proof of home study, and lets you skip the classroom portion of your hunting safety training.

Washington Hunting License Regulations

Washington law requires all individuals born after January 1, 1972, to show proof of basic hunter education training before purchasing a hunting license. There are no exceptions to the law.

Students have two study options: Instructor-led classroom courses or independent study through the official online course followed by completion of evaluation standards for both skill and attitude.

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Official hunting safety course for Washington hunters last modified: March 25, 2008
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