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Official Nebraska Hunter/Bowhunter Safety Course

Take this Nebraska–approved course to complete your online hunting safety education.

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Do you need Nebraska Hunting education?

You need education if you are 12 through 29 years old, and you must carry proof of successful completion of firearm hunter education while hunting with a firearm or airgun.

Get hunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $29.50 online course.

  2. Print your online course completion document.

  3. Get ready to go hunting!

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission Requirements

You must be at least 11 years old to take this online course.

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

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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 Nebraska Hunting Safety Education

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

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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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Nebraska Approved

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Nebraska Game & Parks Commission
2200 N. 33rd St. Lincoln, NE 68503

Made in the U.S.A.

This Nebraska hunter safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations in the state of Nebraska and worldwide.

How do I get my Nebraska Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission–Approved online course.

Study and pass the $29.50 course. Throughout the Nebraska Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Print your Temporary Hunt/Bow Education Certificate.

After successfully completing the online course, you’ll be able to immediately print out your Temporary Hunt/Bow Education Certificate.

3. Get your Nebraska Hunter Education Certificate.

Your permanent Hunter Education Certificate will be available for download in your online permitting profile 24 to 48 hours after completing the online course. To get your permanent certificate, go to https://ngpc-permits.ne.gov/NGPC-PS/faces/public/welcome. Click on “Hunter Ed Certificate.” Your first download is free. A $5 fee will be charged for any additional certificates downloaded 24 hours after the first.

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You can take advantage of this offer during checkout.

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Nebraska Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Nebraska Hunter Ed Course cost?

The Nebraska Hunter Ed Course fee is $29.50.

Taking the Course

Do you need Nebraska Hunting education?

You need education if you are 12 through 29 years old, and you must carry proof of successful completion of firearm hunter education while hunting with a firearm or airgun.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

You must be at least 11 years old to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the Nebraska Hunter Ed Course?

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

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Nebraska Hunter Ed Course approved by the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission?

The Nebraska Hunter Ed Course is approved and accepted by the Nebraska Game & Parks Commission.

Is my Nebraska Hunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Nebraska Hunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Nebraska will accept Hunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as “reciprocity.”)

Quizzes and/or Exams

I failed a unit quiz. Have I failed the course?

If you fail a unit quiz, you can take it again until you pass. You must score at least 80% on the unit quizzes to pass.

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Licensed Hunter Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 85% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online Nebraska Hunter Ed Course course completion?

Once you pass the Licensed Hunter Exam and pay for the Hunter Education Certificate, you will be able to immediately print out the Temporary Hunt/Bow Education Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Temporary Hunt/Bow Education Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you.

What is the permanent Nebraska Hunter Education Certificate?

The Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the hunter education requirements and allows you to legally purchase a hunting license in Nebraska.

Your permanent Hunter Education Certificate will be available for download within 24 hours of online course completion. To get your permanent certificate, go to www.ngpc-home.ne.gov. Log in to your account, and click on “Hunter Ed.” Your first download is free.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my Hunter Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost, destroyed, or damaged Hunter Education Certificate, go to https://ngpc-home.ne.gov.

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)