The Virginia

Important Information

Locating and Signing Up for the

Upon completion of the approved online course, students under years of age will be required to attend a in order to receive certification. Attending a is optional for individuals ages and older who have completed the approved online course.

Locate and sign up for the in your area.

Important! Bring your Hunter Education Certificate to the as proof of having completed the online course.

Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the .

What To Expect at the

At the , you must successfully complete the remaining course requirements, which include: 6-8 hours of instruction, firearm handling exercises, and Virginia’s Hunter Education Certificate exam.

Most of the classroom topics will pertain to Virginia-specific regulations and issues that are not covered in this online course. Be sure to have proper clothing for the outdoor sessions.

After attending and passing the portion of the Hunting education requirement, you will receive your Hunter Education Certificate.

Get Certified Online!

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

Virginia Hunting safety education card Lifetime Card

pay only when you pass

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

Frequently Asked Questions