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. Hunters over 18 also pay a $10.00 state fee.
Finish any other requirements.
Get ready to go hunting!
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Requirements
Important! All Wisconsin recreational safety students are required to obtain a Wisconsin DNR Customer ID Number.
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 when you REGISTER for this course, you must pass this online course and attend the Hunter Internet Field Day to complete your hunting safety certification.
If you are over 18 years of age when you REGISTER for this course, the Hunter Internet Field Day is not required.
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.
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.
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. Hunters over 18 will also pay a $10.00 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources fee. Throughout the Wisconsin Hunter Ed Course, you’ll be tested on what you’ve learned.
2. Complete your age-dependent certification requirements.
If you are 18 years or older, after successfully completing the online course, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion.
If you are under 18 years of age, you’ll immediately print out your proof of online course completion, 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.
3. Get your Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate.
If you are 18 years or older, your permanent Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate will be mailed to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
If you are under 18 years of age, you'll receive your permanent Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Certificate after successfully completing the Hunter Internet Field Day.
Need help? Here are the answers to the questions Wisconsin Hunting students most frequently ask.Frequently Asked Questions