Hunter Safety Course
ilearntohunt.com is a delegated provider for the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
Get 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.
Get Ready to Go Hunting!
The Hunter Education Certificate that you printed in Step 2 serves as your permanent certificate.
Why Take This Course?
|Virginia–Approved hunter education|
|No minimum time requirements|
|Complete the course in under 3 hours|
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 Virginia Hunter Education Certificate wherever you are!
Developed to Meet IHEA-USA and State Agency Requirements
We work closely with IHEA-USA and the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources to develop our hunter education courses.
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
7870 Villa Park Drive, PO Box 90778
Henrico, VA 23228
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.
The Only Interactive Hunting Course
Virginia-Approved Hunter Safety Education
Our interactive hunter safety course satisfies the online component of your hunter education requirements established by IHEA-USA and the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
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!
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.
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.
Virginia Hunting Laws and Regulations
Who is required to complete hunter education in Virginia?
According to Virginia law, all first-time hunters and hunters who are 12 through 15 years old must complete hunter education certification in order to hunt in Virginia.
Is completion of the Virginia state agency-approved course required to buy a hunting license?
Yes. In order to buy a license, Virginia requires that first-time hunters and all hunters 12 through 15 years old must first complete a course approved by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and IHEA-USA.
All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Virginia Hunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Virginia will accept Hunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as "reciprocity.")
Virginia Frequently Asked Questions
Price and Payment
How much does the Virginia ilearntohunt Course cost?
The Virginia ilearntohunt Course fee is $49.95.
Taking the Course
You need education if you are 12 through 15 years of age or a first-time hunter.
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 Virginia ilearntohunt Course?
You must be a resident of Virginia to take the online course.
Course Approval and Acceptance
Is the Virginia ilearntohunt Course approved by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources?
The Virginia ilearntohunt Course is approved and accepted by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources.
Is my Virginia Hunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?
All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory hunter education requirements will accept the Virginia Hunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Virginia 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 80% on the Final Exam to pass. You have 0 attempts to pass the Final Exam. If you do not pass the exam in the 0 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 Virginia ilearntohunt Course completion?
Once you pay for and pass the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Hunter Education Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Hunter Education Certificate right then and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you.
What is the permanent Virginia 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?
You also have the option of ordering a durable permanent card as a replacement from the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources by completing the form at https://ilostmycard.com/.
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.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)