Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What is the Nevada Internet Course Completion Confirmation?

A. The Nevada hunter education course certificate is issued once you have completed the Nevada Online Hunter Safety Course. The certificate is your admission ticket into a Nevada DOW hunter education certification class where you will complete your hunter safety training and obtain your Nevada Hunter Education Certificate.

Q. Is the Nevada Online Course Completion Confirmation the same as a Hunter Education Certificate?

A. No. The confirmation certificate is proof that you have passed the online hunter safety course and allows you to take part in a Hunter Education certification Class, where you will be issued a hunter education certificate once you have successfully completed all activities and the final hunter safety exam.

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 a Nevada Hunting License. For more information you can check out the Nevada 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 Nevada Hunter Education Certificate?

A. The Nevada 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 Online Course Confirmation Certificate
  4. Attend a Nevada Hunter Education Certificate Class

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 a Hunter Education Certification Class your area before you get too far into the online course. Classes 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 Confirmation Certificate, you must pass each chapter quiz with a grade of at least 80%.

Q. How do I purchase the Online Course Confirmation?

A. Once you have successfully completed the hunter safety course, you will be permitted to make payment for the Online Course Confirmation Certificate. The one-time 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 Nevada 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?

  Minimum Recommended
Browser Internet Explorer 9.0
Firefox 2.0
Chrome 3.0
Safari 2.0
Opera 9.0
Latest versions of Chrome,
Firefox, or Internet Explorer
Operating System Windows XP or
Mac OS 9
Windows 7 or
Mac OS X
Screen Resolution 1024x768
Internet Connection dial-up high-speed