Official Hunter Safety Education Course

Take this Wisconsin state-approved online course and complete your classroom requirement in a few hours.

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Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate

Who Needs Hunter Education?

State Law Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1972, who buys a hunting license in Wisconsin

Get Certified in 3 steps.

  1. Sign Up for Internet-Specific Field Day

    First you must register for the required Internet-Specific Field Day. Hunters 18+ may choose the test-out option instead.

  2. Study for Free

    Study the free course material. Pay $24.50 once you've passed.

    Important! You need a DNR ID Number to complete the course. Call 1-888-936-7463 between 7 AM and 10 PM or visit an office.

  3. Get Your Certificate

    After passing the Internet-Specific Field Day, you'll get your permanent certificate.

    Ready? Start the Course Today →
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It typically takes 4–6 hours to go through the online course, excluding quizzes/tests, and any re-studying that you may choose to do.

What People are Saying about Hunter Ed

A Comprehensive Course in Wisconsin Hunter Safety Education

Developed Specifically for Wisconsin Hunters

Featuring the Best Hunting Safety Videos Available

Produced by hunter education experts and found only at, these hunter safety videos are fun to watch, and they’ll make you a better, safer hunter.

Interactive Learning Exercises and Games

Your hunter safety education is reinforced by getting hands-on. Watch, click, drag, drop, shoot, and more as you progress through the hunter safety course.

Do you know when to "Shoot or Don’t Shoot"? Play Hunter Ed’s Interactive Learning Game and find out!

Comprehensive Hunter Education Content

This course includes easy-to-understand hunting safety instructions and hundreds of detailed illustrations to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a safe and responsible hunter.

Hunter Ed is the only hunting safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of state government hunting and wildlife agencies.

Studying and Completing the Online Course

Study the Course Content

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for hunter training established by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA-USA).

Read each unit. The units are organized to form building blocks of information. Each unit will help you understand the information in the next units.

This official training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and responsible hunter in Wisconsin.

Pass the 9 Unit Quizzes

As you progress through the course, you’ll be given the opportunity to demonstrate how well you’re understanding the hunter safety topics by taking a quiz at the end of each unit.

You’ll need to score 80% or greater on the unit quiz before moving on to the next unit.

If you don’t pass a unit quiz, that’s no problem. You’ll just go back and take the quiz as many times as you need to pass it.

The Online Course Completion Voucher

After passing all the unit quizzes with a score of 80% or greater you will have demonstrated successful mastery of the classroom portion of the Wisconsin hunter safety course material, and you will receive your Online Course Completion Voucher.

You will bring your Online Course Completion Voucher to the Internet-Specific Field Day as proof of having completed and passed the online course.

Wisconsin Approved

Reviewed and Approved by:

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster St.
P.O. Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921


You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or completed a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we’ll keep track of your progress.

Mobile Ready

This hunter safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. It’s easy to study the course material from any place at any time.

Made in the USA

This hunting education safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, USA, and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the USA.

How do I get my state hunting license?

Depending on your age, you may be required to have a hunter education certificate in order to purchase the Wisconsin Hunting License. For more information, see the Wisconsin Hunter Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.