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Official Rhode Island Hunter Safety Course

Take this Rhode Island–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education. is a delegated provider for the Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife.

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Do you need Rhode Island Hunting education?

You need education and must possess a Rhode Island Hunter Education Course Card to hunt in Rhode Island.

Get hunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $19.95 online course.

  2. Pass in-person exam.

  3. Purchase hunting license.

Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife Requirements

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

You must be a resident of Rhode Island to take the online course.

After This Course

After passing the online course, you are required to attend the In-Person Exam 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 Rhode Island Hunting Safety Education

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

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Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife
1B Camp E-Hun-Tee Place Exeter, RI 02822 401-539-0019

Made in the U.S.A.

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

How do I get my Rhode Island Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife–Approved online course.

Study and pass the $19.95 course. Throughout the Rhode Island Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Sign up for and attend the In-Person Exam.

Immediately print out your Written Exam Voucher, which you will need to bring with you to the In-Person Exam. The Written Exam Voucher is good for 365 days. You need to locate and sign up for the In-Person Exam. To sign up, go to

Remember: Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the In-Person Exam.

3. Get your Rhode Island Hunter Education Certificate.

You’ll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing the In-Person Exam. The Hunter Education Certificate will be mailed to you.

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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