Hunter Education Course Info

How to Book your New Mexico Hunter Education Course

Once you have successfully completed your online portion you must then attend an instructor-led Hunter Education Course with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish in order to complete your certification. The Hunter Education Course teaches firearms and hunting ethics, along with wildlife conservation, survival and much more. Each student is also tested on his or her ability to handle firearms safely and students must also pass a written examination.

To locate and register for a Hunter Education Course in your area, go to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish web site at You must bring a copy of your Course Certificate to your scheduled Hunter Education Course to be admitted.

In order to complete the hunter education requirements for New Mexico, you must attend all class sessions, pass the written exam and pass the firearms proficiency exam during the Hunter Education Course.