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?

Anyone 12–29 years old who hunts in Nebraska needs education.

Get Hunting certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $29.50 online course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  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.

After this Course

If you are under 16 years of age when you REGISTER for this course, you must pass this online course and attend the Hunt Safe Session to complete your hunting safety certification.

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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.

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.

We’re people, not robots.

Our customer service team, made up of real people with real Hunter Ed experience, is here to provide assistance through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

8:30 a.m. to midnight CST Monday–Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday & Sunday

Get help seven days a week from professionals like Bill, Diana, Heidi, Laura, Lilibeth, Liz, Marc, Nichole, and Thomas.

1-800-830-2268 toll-free



Members of the Kalkomey Support Team

Nebraska Approved

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

Made in the U.S.A.

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

How do I get my Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the 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. Complete your age-dependent certification requirements.

If you are 16 years or older, after successfully completing the online course, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion.

If you are under 16 years of age, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion, which you will need to bring with you to the Hunt Safe Session. You need to locate and sign up for the Hunt Safe Session. To sign up, go to

Remember: Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Hunt Safe Session.

3. Get your Hunter Education Certificate.

If you are 16 years or older, your permanent Hunter Education Certificate will be available for download in your online permitting profile after 24 to 48 hours of online course completion. To get your permanent certificate, go to 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.

If you are under 16 years of age, you'll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing the Hunt Safe Session. After successful completion of the required Hunt Safe Session, your permanent Hunter Education Certificate will be available for download online.

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Need help? Here are the answers to the questions Nebraska Hunting students most frequently ask.

Frequently Asked Questions