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Official National Course Online

Take this course to complete the online education for your Hunter Education Certificate.

National hunter safety education card

Who should take this course?

You can take this course if you plan on hunting in states that require certification.

Get hunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the online course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  3. Get ready to go hunting!


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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 Hunting Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Hunting education. Hunter Ed is an online course provider that also develops print materials that cover Hunting safety best practices and regulations.

Pages from a hunter handbook

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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National Approved

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Made in the U.S.A.

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

How do I get my National Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the online course.

Study the course to prepare for the required online exam.

2. Finish any other requirements.

After successfully completing the online course, finish any other requirements from the state.

3. Get your National Hunter Education Certificate.

You’ll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing all state education requirements.

Get Started

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), or 214-351-0461
[email protected]