3 EASY steps to Hunter Certification:

1. Study & Pass Online

Log in and out & study at your own pace.

2. Get your ertificate

Pay after Chapter 1. $24.95

3. Pass your Field Day

Register for a field day, bring your certificate.

How do I finalize my hunter education with a Field Day?

Q. What is a Field Day?

A. When you have completed the online portion, you'll spend some time in the field to finish your training.

Q. What will I need to do?

A. You will need to complete some hands-on activities and a final exam.

Q. How do I sign up?

A. You can easily register for a Field Day through the state website.

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Sign up for your free Illinois HUNTERcourse.com account and you'll be automatically logged into the course.

You'll start learning from interactive course material that is designed to make hunter education information fun, engaging and easy-to-understand. Log in and out as many times as you want. You don't pay until you pass the course!

After passing each chapter of the Illinois Hunter Education Course and receiving at least 80% on your online final exam (you can re-take the exam if required) you'll be qualified to attend a Field Day. Pay a one-time fee of $24.95 to print your Field Day voucher. It is required that you show this voucher to your Field Day Instructor.

Note: If you are a military veteran, you are not required to attend a Field Day. After successfully completing the online self-study portion of the Illinois Hunter Education course, you'll be eligible to receive your Hunter Safety Card.

Now that you have your Field Day voucher, book a Field Day with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

At the Field Day, you'll spend half a day being guided through engaging activities, all which are designed to make you a safe and responsible hunter. After passing the Field Day, you'll be ready to purchase an Illinois hunting license!