You need Wisconsin hunter education to purchase a Wisconsin hunting license if you were born on or after January 1, 1973.

Get Your Hunter Education in
3 Easy Steps


1

Study and pass the
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 field day
(if required).

Students 17 years of age and younger are required to take a field day. Students who are 18 years of age and older are not required to take a field day and can get certified completely online.


3

Go Hunting!

It's that easy!

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Natural Resources (DNR) & IHEA


Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
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.

Official course provider approved by: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 South Webster Street, Madison, Wisconsin, 53707-7921

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Q.

What is the Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate?

A.

The Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate is proof that you have passed the online portion of the Hunter Safety Certification process for the State of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate must be printed out and brought to your Field Day along with a photo ID.

Q.

What is the Wisconsin Temporary Completion Certificate?

A.

This is given when you have completed the 18+, online-only Wisconsin Hunter Education Safety Course. You will be able to purchase your hunting licenses with the certificate.

Q.

Who needs to get the Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate?

A.

All persons who wish to receive their Wisconsin Hunter Safety Certificate at a Field Day must first obtain their Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate by completing the online course.

Q.

If I am 17 years of age or under, how do I get my Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate online?

A.

The steps required to get your Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate Online are as follows:

  1. Study the Wisconsin hunter education course online manual.
  2. Pass each chapter's Wisconsin hunter safety quiz.
  3. Print your Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate.
  4. Bring your Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate to the Field Day portion of your Hunter Safety Course.

Q.

If I am 18 years of age or older, how do I get my Wisconsin Temporary Completion Certificate Online?

A.

The steps required to get your Wisconsin Course Completion Certificate Online are as follows:

  1. Study the Wisconsin hunter education course online manual.
  2. Pass each chapter's Wisconsin hunter safety quiz.
  3. Print your Wisconsin Temporary Completion Certificate.
  4. Purchase your Wisconsin Hunting Licenses by showing proof of completing the online-only course with your Temporary Completion Certificate.

Q.

What is the Wisconsin Field Day?

A.

To complete the hunter education component and receive your Wisconsin Hunter Safety Certificate, you must first pass the online course, and then you must attend a Field Day in your area and pass the practical and written examination. The Field Day lasts 8 hours and is a follow-up, hands-on, live fire course that will test your knowledge learned via the online course. Field Days are usually held on Saturdays, and a $10 fee applies.

Q.

How do I sign up for a Field Day?

A.

It is highly recommended that you sign up for your Field Day prior to taking the online course. This will ensure one is available in your area. You can find out what is available and sign up for a Field Day on the state website.

Q.

What if I don’t pass the Wisconsin Hunting Quiz?

A.

No problem. At HUNTERcourse.com, there is no cost to retry chapter quizzes if you do not pass. You will receive your score and be allowed to review any of your wrong answers. You can then review the course material and take the quiz again at no cost to you. Keep in mind that each quiz generated is unique.

Q.

How much does the Wisconsin Hunter Course Cost?

A.

The one-time course fee is $24.95 for the Field Day Course and $34.95 for the online-only version of the course. You must be 18 and older to take the online-only course. HUNTERcourse.com collects at $10.00 administrative fee on behalf of the WI DNR for the online-only course.

Q.

What do I need to pass the online hunter education course?

A.

You must successfully complete each chapter quiz with a grade of at least 80%.

Q.

How do I get a replacement Wisconsin Hunter Education Certificate?

A.

If you have already received a Wisconsin Hunter Education Certificate and need a replacement certificate, you have three options to obtain a new certificate.

  • Purchase and print a new education certificate online
  • Visit a DNR Service Center or a DNR License Sales Agent
  • Contact the DNR Customer Service Department at 1-888-936-7463

Q.

Lost Your Course Completion Certificate?

A.

The HUNTERcourse.com Course Completion Certificate is required to attend a Wisconsin Field Day. If you have lost your Course Completion Certificate you can sign in to your exam center and print out a new copy. You can also contact HUNTERcourse.com by phone at 1-866-495-4868 or by e-mail at [email protected], and we will send you a copy of your certificate.

Q.

Is there a time limit to complete the online course?

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.

What to Expect from HUNTERcourse.com



Highly Engaging Coursework

The Wisconsin HUNTERcourse.com course immerses you in an online hunter education course that is professionally narrated, beautifully illustrated, and designed to ensure your Wisconsin 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:
7 days a week
9AM to MIDNIGHT (EST)


Phone Support
1-866-495-4868


Email Support
[email protected]