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Official New York
Hunter Safety Course

ilearntohunt.com is a delegated provider for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

New York safety education card

All hunters age 12 and older must complete hunter education to purchase a hunting license in New York unless proof of a previous license can be shown.

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

Get New York Hunter Certified in 3 Steps

Pass the $49.95 Interactive Course

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


Print Your Hunter Education Certificate

Once you have successfully passed the course, you can print your Hunter Education Certificate, which serves as your permanent certificate.


Get Ready to Go Hunting!

The final step is to purchase your Hunting License. Once you have your license, get ready to hunt!


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

Why Take This Course?

Other Courses
New York–Approved hunter education
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 York Hunter Education Certificate wherever you are!

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The Only Interactive Hunter Safety Course Approved by IHEA-USA and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

This interactive course was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by IHEA-USA and meets the requirements of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Official course provider approved by:

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
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Albany, NY 12233-0001

Hunter Education Certificate

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 York-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 York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Better Retention of Course Education

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 enhanced cognition, ilearntohunt students tend to better retain the information. 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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New York Hunting Laws and Regulations

Who is required to complete hunter education in New York?

All first-time hunters purchasing a New York hunting license must complete hunter education certification to hunt in New York regardless of age.

Is completion of the New York state agency-approved course required to buy a hunting license?

Yes, New York requires that first-time license holders complete a course approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and IHEA-USA before a license will be issued.

Reciprocity

Most U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Hunter Education Certificate. (This is known as “reciprocity.”) New York may accept Hunter Education Certificates that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements.

If you received your Hunter Education certification from another course provider, make sure to check if your certification will be accepted by New York.

Frequently Asked New York Hunting Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the New York ilearntohunt Course cost?

The New York ilearntohunt Course fee is $49.95.

Taking the Course

Do you need New York hunter education?

You need education to buy a hunting license in New York if you are at least 12 years old, unless you show proof of having held a license previously.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

You must be at least 11 years old to take this online course.

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

You must be a resident of New York to take the online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the New York ilearntohunt Course approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation?

The New York ilearntohunt Course is approved and accepted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Is my New York Hunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

Most U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Hunter Education Certificate. (This is known as “reciprocity.”) New York may accept Hunter Education Certificates that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements.

If you received your Hunter Education certification from another course provider, make sure to check if your certification will be accepted by New York.

Quizzes and/or Exams

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Hunter Education Certification Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 80% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. 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 York ilearntohunt Course completion?

Once you pass and pay for the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Hunter Education Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion, and it serves as your permanent certificate.

What is the permanent New York Hunter Education Certificate?

The Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. This certificate is your permanent certificate and allows you to legally purchase a hunting license or permit where required.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

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

To replace a lost or destroyed Hunter Education Certificate, log in to the course and print a new one.

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:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM CST and
Saturday - Sunday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)