Take the online course endorsed by the state of West Virginia and receive your West Virginia Hunter Education Card.
West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
A. The West Virginia Practical Exam Voucher is issued once you have completed the West Virginia Online Hunter Safety Course. The voucher is your admission ticket into a West Virginia DNR Hunter Safety Practical Exam where you will complete your hunter safety exam and obtain your West Virginia Hunter Education Certificate.
A. No. The Practical Exam Voucher is proof that you have passed the online hunter safety course and allows you to take write a Practical Exam, where you will be issued a hunter education certificate once you have successfully completed the final hunter safety exam.
A. The traditional West Virginia Hunter Education Course is about 12 hours in length and is usually given over a number of weeknights and/or weekends. With the online hunter safety course, you can do all of the course work from home. You will only need to write a Practical Exam in order to obtain your West Virginia Hunter Education Certificate.
A. Depending on your age, you may require a hunter education certificate in order to purchase a West Virginia Hunting License. For more information you can check out the West Virginia Hunting License and Hunter Education Requirements Page.
A. The West Virginia Hunter Safety Course can be completed in 4 Steps:
A. The online hunter safety course is available to you at any time of the day, every day of the week.
A. In order to pass the online hunter safety course and get your Practical Exam Voucher, you must pass each chapter quiz with a grade of at least 80%.
A. The one-time course fee is $24.95.
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 West Virginia requires most hunters to take hunter education courses, and to follow the 10 rules of firearm safety at all times when hunting.
A. If you have misplaced your card you can contact your local license agent; pick up an application for a duplicate card; complete it and mail it, along with a $10 check or money order to one of the addresses listed on the application. You can get the application online at the www.wvdnr.gov link.
A. The Practical Exam Voucher is required to attend the West Virginia DNR Practical Exam. 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.
A. You can take the online course at any time, day or night. However, courses must be completed within 90 days of payment at which time your access to the course will expire.