3 EASY steps to Hunter Certification:

1. Sign Up!

One-time course fee. $29.00

2. Study & Pass Online

Log in and out & study at your own pace.

3. Get your Voucher

Book a field day, bring your voucher.

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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.

Learn more about a Field Day or call us toll free 1-866-495-4868

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Sign up for the Illinois HUNTERcourse.com online course 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.

The one-time fee for the course is $29.00. 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. You are required to 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!