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Official Utah Hunter Safety Course

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Take this Utah–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education. is a delegated provider for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

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Do you need Utah Hunting education?

You need education to hunt in Utah if you were born after Dec. 31, 1965.

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How to Get your Hunter Education Certificate in 4 Easy Steps

Step 1

est. 2–3 mins

Sign Up

Sign up for a Hunter Ed account, pay for the official course, and get started. It only takes a few minutes.

Step 2

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est. 3–4 hrs

Study & Pass the Online Course

Take the course on desktop, tablet or mobile. We automatically save your progress so you can learn at your own pace.

Step 3

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est. 30-60 mins

Complete Additional State Requirements

Before obtaining your certification and hitting the field, you'll need to complete your states in-person requirements.

Step 4

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Go Hunting!

That's it. You're ready to buy your tag and hit the field.

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Requirements

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

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

After This Course

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

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 Utah Hunting Safety Education

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

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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.

Utah Approved

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
1594 W North Temple, Suite 2110, Box 146301 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6301

Made in the U.S.A.

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

How do I get my Utah Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources–Approved online course.

Study and pass the $24.95 course. Throughout the Utah Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Sign up for and attend the Field Day.

Immediately print out your Field Day Qualifier Certificate, which you will need to bring with you to the Field Day. The Field Day Qualifier Certificate is good for 365 days. You need to locate and sign up for the Field Day. To sign up, go to

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

3. Get your Utah Hunter Education Certificate.

At the Field Day, you must complete hands-on activities, including a live-fire exercise, and pass a final written exam. You’ll receive your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully completing the Field Day.

Get Started
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In Utah, deer hunting is split into various seasons based on the weapon used, including bows, muzzleloaders, and rifles. The start dates for these seasons change each year, so check the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) website to confirm this year's dates.
Archery season typically runs from August into late September, offering a unique hunting experience with potentially less pressure on the deer and milder weather. Muzzleloader season is usually scheduled in late September or early October, while deer rifle season takes place in October and November.
The best time to hunt deer in Utah depends on your preferred hunting method and location. During archery season, you might find deer less pressured and enjoy more comfortable weather. On the other hand, rifle season could attract more hunters, but it also provides better success rates due to increased opportunities and longer-range shooting possibilities.
For first-time hunters born after December 31, 1965, Utah mandates completing an education course. This comprehensive course covers essential topics like firearm safety, hunting ethics, wildlife conservation, and regulations, promoting responsible and safe hunting practices.
If you already have hunter education certifications from other states or provinces, Utah generally accepts them. However, it's crucial to verify this information with the DWR to ensure you meet their specific requirements as you plan your hunting trip to Utah. Happy hunting!

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Utah Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Utah Hunter Ed Course cost?

The Utah Hunter Ed Course fee is $24.95.

Taking the Course

Do you need Utah Hunting education?

You need education to hunt in Utah if you were born after Dec. 31, 1965.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

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

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

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

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Utah Hunter Ed Course approved by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources?

The Utah Hunter Ed Course is approved and accepted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

Is my Utah Hunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Utah Hunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Utah 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?

You do not have to take an online exam, but you are required to attend the Field Day to complete your Hunting safety certification.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online Utah Hunter Ed Course completion?

Once you pass and pay for the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Field Day Qualifier Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Field Day Qualifier Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you. This certificate EXPIRES 365 days after course completion.

What is the permanent Utah Hunter Education Certificate?

The Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Hunter Education Certificate will be mailed to you by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources after you complete all certification requirements.

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

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:

Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm CST
Sat-Sun 8am to 5pm CST
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)

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