Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What is the Idaho Hunter Safety Course Field Day Voucher?

A. The Idaho Hunter Safety Course Field Day Voucher is issued once you have completed the Idaho Online Hunter Safety Course. The voucher is your admission ticket into a Idaho DFG Internet Course Field Day where you will complete your hunter safety training and obtain your Idaho Hunter Education Certificate.

Q. Is the Idaho Hunter Safety Course Field Day Voucher the same as a Hunter Education Certificate?

A. No. The Field Day Voucher allows you to take part in a Hunter Safety Internet Course Field Day, where you will be issued a hunter education certificate once you have successfully completed all live fire exercises and the final hunter safety exam.

Q. What is the advantage of taking the Online Hunter Safety Course?

A. The traditional Idaho Firearm Safety Hunter Education Course is between 12 and 15 hours in length and is usually given over a number of weeknights and/or weekends. With the online hunter safety course, you can do the bulk of the course work from home. You will only need to attend a single Internet Course Field Day to get your Idaho Hunter Education Certificate.

Q. Do I need to take this course to obtain a hunting license?

A. Depending on your age, you may require a hunter education certificate in order to purchase an Idaho Hunting License. For more information you can check out the Idaho Hunting License and Hunter Education Requirements Page.

Q. What steps do I need to take to complete the Online Hunter Safety Course and obtain my Idaho Hunter Education Certificate?

A. The Idaho Hunter Safety Course can be completed in 4 Steps:

  1. Study the free Online Hunter Safety Course
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety test
  3. Purchase the Field Day Voucher
  4. Attend an Idaho Hunter Safety Internet Course Field Day

Q. When can I take the Online Hunter Safety Course?

A. The online hunter safety course is available to anyone at any time. However we strongly recommend that you locate an Internet Course Field Day in your area before you get too far into the online course. Field Days might be difficult to find in certain areas, so plan ahead!

Q. How do I pass the online hunter safety course?

A. In order to pass the online hunter safety course and get your Field Day Voucher, you must pass each chapter quiz with a grade of at least 80%.

Q. How do I purchase the Field Day Voucher?

A. Once you have successfully completed the hunter safety course, you will be permitted to make payment for the Field Day Voucher. The course fee is $24.95.

Q. Why is it important to learn gun safety and take a hunter safety class?

A. Contrary to popular belief, hunting is one of the safest sports around. This is mainly due to the fact that most hunters take gun safety and hunting safety very seriously. Careless or reckless behavior while hunting can lead to serious injury to one self or to innocent bystanders. This is why Idaho requires most hunters to take hunter education courses, and to follow the 10 rules of firearm safety at all times when hunting.

Q. What are the technical requirements to take the online hunter safety course?


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