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Official New Mexico
Hunter Safety Course

ilearntohunt.com is a delegated provider for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

New Mexico safety education card

Anyone under age 18 must successfully pass a hunter safety course to buy a hunting license in New Mexico.

This course is approved by IHEA-USA and the state of New Mexico.

Important! You'll need your NMDGF Customer ID Number to complete the course. Visit onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/ to locate your existing Customer ID Number or create a new one. Call NMDGF at 888-248-6866 for more information.

Get New Mexico Hunter Certified in 3 Steps

Pass the $39.95 Interactive Course

Learn and test your hunting knowledge while you venture through this fun, interactive hunter safety course.


Print Your Instructions for Completing Certification

Once you have successfully passed the course, you can print your Instructions for Completing Certification.


Get Ready to Go Hunting!

The Instructions for Completing Certification that you printed in Step 2 serves as your permanent certificate.


Get Started

Start your Interactive Hunter Safety Course now and get your hunter education card today.

Why Take This Course?

Other Courses
New Mexico–Approved hunter education
No minimum time requirements
Complete the course in under 3 hours
Real-life situations
Role-playing simulations
Final exam

Take your Hunter Safety Course with you!
Download the app!

Developed to support students, this app is the mobile component to the web-based course. Learn on the go and start earning your New Mexico Hunter Education Certificate wherever you are!

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The Only Interactive Hunter Safety Course Approved by IHEA-USA and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish

This interactive course was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by IHEA-USA and meets the requirements of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

Official course provider approved by:

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
1 Wildlife Way
Santa Fe, NM 87507

Hunter Education Number

The Hunter Education Card

The Hunter Education Card is proof that you have successfully completed the online component of the state-mandated hunter education requirements.

Get Started

Start your Interactive Hunter Safety Course now and get your hunter education card today.

The Only Interactive Hunting Course


New Mexico-Approved Hunter Safety Education

Our interactive hunter safety course satisfies the online component of your hunter education requirements established by IHEA-USA and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

No Minimum Time Requirements

Students complete our interactive courses faster than our traditional courses. Why? There are no timers—ever!

Complete Your Hunter Education Quicker

Instruction that engages the brain using both words and images has been shown to significantly increase student retention and comprehension. When you combine interactive learning with no time requirements, it's easy to see why students are choosing this course!

Real-Life Situations

Make choices for your character that will earn you awards and allow you to move through levels by applying what you’ve learned about hunter safety throughout the challenges.

Role-Playing Simulations

We made sure to include plenty of realistic simulations to keep you engaged along the way. Earn achievement badges as you master trip planning, emergency preparation, and safety operations. Crack all the levels, and you will be awarded your Hunter Education Certificate.


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Frequently Asked New Mexico Hunting Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the New Mexico ilearntohunt Course cost?

The New Mexico ilearntohunt Course fee is $39.95.

Taking the Course

Do you need New Mexico hunter education?

Anyone under age 18 must successfully pass a hunter safety course to buy a hunting license in New Mexico.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

You must be at least 10 years old to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the New Mexico ilearntohunt Course?

You do not have to be a resident of New Mexico to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the New Mexico ilearntohunt Course approved by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish?

The New Mexico ilearntohunt Course is approved and accepted by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

Is my New Mexico Hunter Education Number accepted elsewhere?

All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the New Mexico Hunter Education Number. Likewise, New Mexico will accept Hunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as “reciprocity.”)

Quizzes and/or Exams

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Final Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 75% on the Final Exam to pass. You have 2 attempts to pass the Final Exam. If you do not pass the exam in the 2 attempts given, you will be required to repeat the entire course. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online New Mexico ilearntohunt Course completion?

Once you pass the Final Exam and pay for the Hunter Education Number, you will be able to immediately print out the Instructions for Completing Certification. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Instructions for Completing Certification right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you.

What is the permanent New Mexico Hunter Education Number?

The Hunter Education Number is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Hunter Education Number will be mailed to you by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish after you complete all certification requirements.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my Hunter Education Number if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost, destroyed, or damaged Hunter Education Number, go to https://onlinesales.wildlife.state.nm.us/.

Get Started

Start your Interactive Hunter Safety Course now and get your hunter education card today.

Customer Service

Your ilearntohunt course comes with 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:

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