Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What is the Virginia HUNTERcourse.com Certificate of Completion?

A. The Virginia HUNTERcourse.com Certificate of Completion is issued once you have completed the Virginia Online Hunter Safety Course.

Q. Is the Virginia HUNTERcourse.com Certificate of Completion the same as a Hunter Education Card?

A. No. The Certificate of Completion is proof that you have passed the online hunter safety course. For youth, ages 17 and under, you are now required to attend a Classroom Session. For adults, 18 years and older, you can purchase your license online by following the link on the Certificate.

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

A. Taking the Youth Virginia Online Safety Course will fully prepare you for the Classroom Session which is required by the state. You can take the course at any time, complete it on your own time and sign in and out at any point. Taking the Adult Virginia Online Safety Course allows you to take the complete course online, with no Classroom Session needed.

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

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

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

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

  1. Study the Online Hunter Safety Course
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety quiz
  3. Print your Certificate of Completion
  4. Attend a Virginia Classroom Session to get certified.

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

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

  1. Study the Online Hunter Safety Course
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety quiz
  3. Print your Certificate of Completion
  4. Purchase your VA Hunting License Online

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

A. The online hunter safety course is available to anyone at any time.

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

A. In order to pass the online hunter safety course you must pass each chapter quiz and final exam with a grade of at least 80%.

Q. How do I purchase the Online Hunter Safety Course?

A. Once you have registered to take the online Virginia Hunter Education Course, you will be asked to make payment. Cost of the online course 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 Virginia 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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