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Official Vermont Hunter Safety Course

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

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Do you need to take a Vermont hunter education course?

You need to pass a hunter education course to purchase your first hunting license in Vermont unless you show proof of having a hunting license or hunter education course completion from another state or province.

Get hunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the free course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  3. Get ready to go hunting!

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Requirements

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

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

After This Course

If you are under 12 years of age when you REGISTER for this course, you must pass this online course and attend the Home Study In-Person Component 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 Vermont Hunting Safety Education

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

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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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214-351-0461

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Vermont Approved

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Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
1 National Life Drive, Dewey Building Montpelier, VT 05620-3208 802-828-1193

Made in the U.S.A.

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

How do I get my Vermont Hunter Education Certificate?

1. Study and pass the online course.

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

2. Complete your age-dependent certification requirements.

If you are 12 years or older, after successfully completing the online course, you’ll immediately print out your permanent Hunter Education Certificate.

If you are under 12 years of age, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion, which you will need to bring with you to the Home Study In-Person Component. You need to locate and sign up for the Home Study In-Person Component. To sign up, go to https://www.register-ed.com/programs/vermont.

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

3. Get your Vermont Hunter Education Certificate.

If you are 12 years or older, you’ll print your permanent Hunter Education Certificate after successfully passing the course.

If you are under 12 years of age, the Hunter Education Certificate will be given to you after you complete the Home Study In-Person Component.

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