Official North Carolina Hunter Safety Course

Take this North Carolina–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education.

North Carolina Hunting safety education card Lifetime Card

Do you need North Carolina Hunting education?

First-time hunters need education to buy a North Carolina hunting license.

Get Hunting certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $28.95 course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  3. Get ready to go hunting!

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Requirements

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

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

After this Course

After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Hunter Education Field Day to complete your Hunting safety certification.

Learn More

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 North Carolina Hunting Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Hunting safety education established by North Carolina. Hunter Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Hunting laws and regulations.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission logo

State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, the North Carolina Hunter Ed Course covers everything a new hunter may need to know in order to be safe in North Carolina while hunting.

Sign Up For Free →

Learn Your Way on Any Device

Hunter Ed offers the only online Hunting education 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

or

214-351-0461

Email Hunter Ed Support

Members of the Kalkomey Support Team

North Carolina Approved

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission logo

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
1752 Varsity Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the U.S.A.

How do I get my Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the online course.

Study and pass the $28.95 course. Throughout the North Carolina Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Sign up for and attend the Hunter Education Field Day.

Immediately print out your Field Day Qualifier Exam Certificate, which you will need to bring with you to the Hunter Education Field Day. You need to locate and sign up for the Hunter Education Field Day. To sign up, go to http://www.register-ed.com/programs/45.

Remember: Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Hunter Education Field Day.

3. Get your Hunter Education Certificate.

You’ll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing the Hunter Education Field Day. The Hunter Education Certificate will be mailed to you.

Sign Up For Free →

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

Frequently Asked Questions