Official Texas Hunter Safety Education Course

Take this Texas Parks and Wildlife approved online course and complete your classroom requirement in a few hours.

Free to start. Free to study. Pay when you pass.


everday low price

Who Needs Hunter Safety Education?

State Law Anyone born after Sept. 1, 1971, who hunts in Texas, is required to take a hunter safety education course.

Get Your Texas Hunter Education Certificate in 3 Steps


Study and Pass the Texas Hunter Safety Education Course

Study the free online course material to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to learn to be a safe and responsible hunter in Texas.

After completing the course, you’ll take the Texas Certification Exam. (If you don’t pass on the first try, don’t worry. Keep taking the Certification Exam for free until you pass.)

Important You must be at least 9 years old to take the online course.


Pay and Print Your Temporary Certificate

After passing and paying the $24.50 course fee, you’ll instantly print out a temporary certificate, which is your temporary certificate (valid for 90 days) while you wait for your permanent card to arrive.

If you are 17 years of age or older, there is an additional $5.00 charge for the Hunter Education Certificate, collected on behalf of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.


Receive Your Hunter Education Certificate in the Mail

Your permanent Texas Hunter Education Certificate will arrive by mail in 3-4 weeks by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

If you are 9 to 16 years of age, after passing the unit quizzes, you’ll immediately print out your Field Day Voucher. After successful completion of the required Field Day, which includes safe firearm techniques and participation in a live-fire exercise, you will receive a “Temporary Student Card” issued by the instructor.

After Passing the Online Course

If you are 9 to 16 years of age: After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Field Day to complete your hunter education certification.

A Comprehensive Course in Texas Hunter Safety Education

Developed Specifically for Texas Hunters

Featuring the Best Hunting Safety Videos Available

Produced by hunter education experts and found only at, these hunter safety videos are fun to watch, and they’ll make you a better, safer hunter.

Check out the 1-minute preview and see for yourself.

Comprehensive Hunter Education Content

This course includes easy-to-understand hunting safety instructions and hundreds of detailed illustrations to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a safe and responsible hunter.

Hunter Ed is the only hunting safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of state government hunting and wildlife agencies.

What Hunters Are Saying About Our Online Course

“I am not a novice hunter or shooter, and I am even relearning stuff I had forgotten.”

~ Roger, Hunter Ed student

“Very educational and the virtual learning is so simple even an 8th grader will understand it!”

~ William, Hunter Ed student

It's Official and Approved!

This online hunter education course is reviewed and approved by:

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

It's the Law!

Texas law enforcement officers patrol the grounds to make your hunting experience safe and pleasant. Cooperate with them by following the Texas hunting laws and guidelines in this course.

It's Fast and Easy!

With this complete hunter course, finish your classroom hunting safety educational requirement at your own pace on your mobile device or computer in a just a few hours. Complete the course in one sitting or a little at a time. It’s up to you.

It's Made in the USA!

This Texas hunter safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, USA, and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the USA.