Official Wisconsin Hunter Safety Course Online
Take this Wisconsin–approved course to complete your online hunter safety education.
pay only when you pass
Get Hunting certified in 3 steps.
Study and pass the $24.50 course.
Finish any other requirements.
Get ready to go hunting!
Do you need Wisconsin Hunting education?
You need education if you were born on or after Jan. 1, 1973. No person younger than 10 years old may obtain a hunting license.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Requirements
Important! When registering for a Hunter Internet Field Day, all Wisconsin recreational safety students are required to obtain a Wisconsin DNR Customer ID Number. You must provide your ID number to your Field Day instructor.
You can obtain a DNR Customer ID Number here.
There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Wisconsin to take this online course.
After this Course
If you are under 18 years of age: After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Hunter Internet Field Day to complete your Hunting safety certification.
If you are 18 years of age or older: After passing the online course, you may choose the test-out option instead.
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.
Comprehensive Instruction in Wisconsin Hunting Safety Education
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Hunting safety education established by Wisconsin. Hunter Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Hunting laws and regulations.
As a course provider approved by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Wisconsin Hunter Course covers everything a new hunter may need to know in order to be safe in Wisconsin while hunting.Sign Up For Free →
Learn Your Way on Any Device
Hunter Ed offers the only online Hunting education 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.
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.
8:30 a.m. to midnight CST Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday & Sunday
Get help seven days a week from professionals like Bill, Diana, Heidi, Laura, Lilibeth, Liz, Marc, Nichole, and Thomas.
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster St.
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
Made in the U.S.A.
This safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the U.S.A.
How do I get my Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate?
1. Study and pass the online course.
Study and pass the $24.50 course. Throughout the Wisconsin Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.
2. Sign up for and attend the Hunter Internet Field Day.
Immediately print out your Online Course Completion Voucher, which you will need to bring with you to the Hunter Internet Field Day. You need to locate and sign up for the Hunter Internet Field Day. To sign up, go to https://gowild.wi.gov/customers/safetyedclass.
Remember: Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Hunter Internet Field Day.
If you are 18 years of age or older, you may choose Wisconsin’s test-out option instead of attending an Hunter Internet Field Day after passing the online course. To locate a test-out session, go to the Wisconsin DNR website and select “Hunter Adult Only” as your class type.
3. Get your Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate.
You’ll receive your permanent Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate after successfully completing the Hunter Internet Field Day or the test-out session. The Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate will be mailed to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Need help? Here are the answers to the questions Wisconsin Hunting students most frequently ask.Frequently Asked Questions