Official Vermont Hunter Safety Course

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

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Do you need Vermont Hunting education?

You need education to buy a Vermont hunting license unless you show proof of a hunting license 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

After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Virtual Field Day 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.

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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Vermont Approved

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

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 Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department–Approved online course.

Study and pass the $0 course. Throughout the Vermont Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.

2. Complete the Virtual Field Day.

Immediately print out your Homestudy Qualifier Certificate. The Homestudy Qualifier Certificate is good for 365 days. You need to complete the Virtual Field Day. To sign up, go to

3. Get your Vermont Hunter Education Certificate.

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

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

Vermont Frequently Asked Questions