Want to purchase a New Jersey Hunting License? You need a New Jersey Hunter Education Certificate or a previous year's hunting license.

Get Your Hunter Education in
2 Easy Steps


1

Study and pass the
free online course

Take the course wherever, whenever! Log in and study at your own pace. The course saves your progress wherever you leave off.


2

Attend a
Live Fire Range Session.

Once you complete the online portion, you'll need to complete a live fire range session by registering with New Jersey Fish & Wildlife's Hunter Education Program. Registration for 2024 is now open.


Go hunting!

It's that easy!


New Jersey Fish & Wildlife International Hunter Education Association

HUNTERcourse.com is trusted by wildlife agencies across North America to deliver the highest level of hunter education. Our courses consistently receive the highest level of approval from both agencies and hunters.

HUNTERcourse.com was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by IHEA-USA.
https://dep.nj.gov/njfw/hunting/hunter-education/

Official course provider approved by: New Jersey Fish & Wildlife
220 Blue Anchor Rd, Sicklerville, NJ, 08081

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Q.

How much does the online New Jersey Hunter Education Course cost?

A.

The online New Jersey Hunter Education Course is FREE. There is no cost to the online course, and you will get complete access to the online program, chapter quizzes and final exam.

Q.

What is the New Jersey Hunter Education Home Study Voucher?

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The New Jersey Hunter Education Home Study Voucher is issued once you have completed the online New Jersey Hunter Education Course. The voucher is your admission ticket into a New Jersey Hunter Education Live Fire Range Session, where you will complete your hunter education training and obtain your New Jersey Hunter Education Certificate.

Q.

Is the New Jersey Hunter Education Home Study Voucher the same as a Hunter Education Certificate?

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No. The Home Study Voucher is proof that you have passed the online Hunter Education Course and allows you to take part in a Hunter Education Live Fire Range Session, where you will be issued a Hunter Education Certificate once you have successfully completed all activities and the final hunter education exam.

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What's the advantage of taking the online Hunter Education Course?

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With the online Hunter Education Course, you can do the bulk of the course work from home in an interactive and engaging online environment. Thanks to HUNTERcourse.com's professionally narrated course content, detailed illustrations, and over 60 interactive animations, you will have fun learning all the aspects of hunting and firearm safety as you prepare for your New Jersey Hunter Education Live Fire Range Session.

Q.

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

A.

All first-time hunters must have a Hunter Education Certificate to obtain a New Jersey Hunting License. For more information you can check out the New Jersey Hunting License and Hunter Education Requirements Page.

Q.

What steps do I need to take to complete the online Hunter Education Course and obtain my New Jersey Hunter Education Certificate?

A.

The New Jersey Hunter Education Course can be completed in 4 steps:

  1. Study the online Hunter Education Course.
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety quiz.
  3. Pass the final exam.
  4. Attend a New Jersey Fish & Wildlife (DFW) Hunter Education Live Fire Range Session to get certified.

Q.

When can I take the online Hunter Education Course?

A.

The online Hunter Education Course is available to anyone at any time. However, we strongly recommend that you locate a Hunter Education Live Fire Range Session in your area before you get too far into the online course. Live Fire Range Sessions might be difficult to find in certain areas, so plan ahead!

Q.

How do I pass the online Hunter Education Course?

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In order to pass the online Hunter Education Course and get your Home Study Voucher, you must pass each chapter quiz with a grade of at least 80%.

Q.

How do I purchase the Hunter Education Home Study Voucher?

A.

There is no cost of the online hunter education course. It is free and will prepare you for the Live Fire Range Session to get your complete certification.

Note: Before you make a payment for the course, you need to have a valid Conservation Identification Card (CID) number issued by the New Jersey Fish & Wildlife. This is a customer identification number that will be present on any permit or license you obtain from the Fish & Wildlife. If you already have an outdoor license or permit from the Fish & Wildlife, you may already have a CID number.

Q.

How do I get a replacement New Jersey Hunter Education Certificate?

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If you have previously been issued a New Jersey Hunter Education Certificate and require a replacement or duplicate card, you can find more information at dep.nj.gov/njfw/wp-content/uploads/njfw/hntedupeform.pdf.

Q.

What if I lost my Hunter Education Home Study Voucher?

A.

The Home Study Voucher is required to attend the New Jersey Hunter Education Live Fire Range Session. If you have lost your voucher, you can sign in to your exam center and print out a new copy. You can also contact HUNTERcourse.com at 1-866-495-4868 or e-mail [email protected] and we will send you a copy of your voucher.

What to Expect from HUNTERcourse.com



Highly Engaging Coursework

The New Jersey HUNTERcourse.com course immerses you in an online hunter education course that is professionally narrated, beautifully illustrated, and designed to ensure your New Jersey hunter education training is successful. All of our hunter courses include a groundbreaking set of interactive animations used by hunting instructors in the classroom.







Learn Your Way on Any Device

HUNTERcourse.com offers online courses that are 100% mobile friendly from beginning to end. This means that the course is designed to work on all of your preferred devices, including: smartphones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers.






We Save Your Progress

HUNTERcourse.com allows you to complete your hunter education at your own pace. Your course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over a few days. It’s completely up to you. You may log in and out of the course at any time, we’ll keep track of your progress. You pick up the course where you left off.

Complete Customer Care

HUNTERcourse.com has a dedicated customer service team, made up of real people - not robots. We're here to provide assistance to you through all channels - phone, email, and chat.



We're available to help you:
Mon - Fri: 8am to 8pm CST
Sat - Sun: 8am to 5pm CST


Phone Support
1-866-495-4868


Email Support
[email protected]