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Official Texas
Hunter Safety Course

ilearntohunt.com is a delegated provider for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Texas safety education card

You need hunter education to purchase a hunting license in the state of Texas if you were born on or after September 2, 1971.

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

Get Texas Hunter Certified in 3 Steps

Pass the $49.50 Interactive Course

Learn and test your hunting knowledge while you venture through this fun, interactive hunter safety course. Hunters over the age of 17 also pay a $5.25 state fee.


Complete the Field Day

You are required to attend the Texas Field Day to complete your hunting safety certification if you are under the age of 17.


Get Your Texas Temporary Hunter Education Certificate

If you are 17 years of age or older, you can access your Temporary Hunter Education Certificate from tpwd.elementlms.com. If you are under 17 years of age, you will receive a temporary Temporary Hunter Education Certificate after completing your Field Day.


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

Why Take This Course?

Other Courses
Texas–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 Texas hunter education certificate wherever you are!

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The Only Interactive Hunter Safety Course Approved by IHEA-USA and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

This interactive course was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by IHEA-USA and meets the requirements of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Official course provider approved by:

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

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


Texas-Approved Hunter Safety Education

Our interactive hunter safety course satisfies the online component of your hunter education requirements established by IHEA-USA and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

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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Texas Hunting Laws and Regulations

Who is required to complete hunter education in Texas?

According to Texas law, all hunters must complete hunter education to hunt in Texas. Those 17 years of age and older must successfully complete an online course, while those under the age of 17 must also complete an in-person Field Day.

Is completion of the Texas state agency-approved course required to buy a license?

Yes, Texas requires that hunters complete a course approved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and IHEA-USA before a license will be issued.

Reciprocity

All U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Texas Temporary Hunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Texas will accept Hunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as "reciprocity.")

Frequently Asked Texas Hunting Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Texas ilearntohunt Course cost?

The Texas ilearntohunt Course fee is $49.50. Hunters over 17 will also pay a $5.25 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department fee.

Taking the Course

Do you need Texas hunter education?

You need hunting education to purchase a hunting license in Texas. According to Texas law, all hunters must complete hunter education to hunt in Texas. Those 17 years of age and older must successfully complete an online course, while those under the age of 17 must also complete an in-person Field Day.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

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

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

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

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Texas ilearntohunt Course approved by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department?

The Texas ilearntohunt Course is approved and accepted by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Is my Texas Hunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

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

About Your Certification

What is the permanent Texas Hunter Education Certificate?

The Hunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the hunter education requirements and allows you to legally purchase a hunting license in Texas.

If you are 17 years or older, you can access your permanent Hunter Education Certificate from https://tpwd.elementlms.com/ and then clicking the “Am I Certified?” button. The certificate will be available within 10 days.

If you are under 17 years of age, you will receive the Hunter Education Certificate from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department after you successfully complete the Field Day.

How do I replace my Texas online course completion document if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost or destroyed proof of course completion document, log in to the course and print a new one.

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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:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
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