Official New York Hunter Safety Course

Take this New York–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education.

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Do you need New York Hunting education?

Anyone at least 12 years old needs education to buy a New York hunting license, unless you show proof of a previous license.

Get hunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Register for the field portion of the course.

  2. Complete this $15.00 online homework and print out the completion Homework Voucher.

  3. Bring your Homework Voucher to the in-person Hunter Education Course that you registered for.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Requirements

Important! Hunter Education Field days are not usually offered between November 1st - February 28th.

You must be at least 11 years old to take a New York Hunter Education Course.

You do not have to be a resident of New York to take the homework.

After This Course

After completing this online homework you will receive a New York Homework Voucher. This is not your official certificate to buy a license. Bring this voucher to your Hunter Education Course as proof of homework completion.


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What to Expect From This Homework

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 New York Hunting Safety Education

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

9:00 a.m. to midnight EST, seven days a week.

Get help seven days a week from professionals like Katy, Heidi, Josh, Misty, Liz, Allen, and Thomas.

1-800-830-2268 toll-free



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New York Approved

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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Albany, NY 12233-4800

Made in the U.S.A.

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

How do I get my New York Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Pre-Register for the Hunter Education Course

Go to and sign up for an instructor-led Hunter Education Course.

Important! Bring your Homework Voucher to the Hunter Education Course as proof of having completed the online course.

You must pre-register for the Hunter Education Course before beginning the online course.

2. Study and pass the required online homework.

Study and pass this $15.00 course. Throughout the homework, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

3. Get your New York Hunter Education Certificate.

You’ll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing the Hunter Education Course.

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

New York Frequently Asked Questions