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Free Georgia youth
hunter safety course

HUNTINGsmart! is the only Georgia State Approved Course Provider to offer youth hunters under 16 years of age the online course and certification at no charge. The HUNTINGsmart! Georgia Course is narrated, animated and includes live action video that’s perfect for all ages. Available to all students under 16 years of age.

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Watch, Listen & Learn

Take the course anywhere, on any device, at any time.

HUNTINGsmart!'s Georgia Hunter Education Course is designed for all ages and skill levels. Our animated, narrated and live action videos guide your learning experience and help you pass. Study from your Smartphone, Tablet or Desktop and switch between devices at any time. HUNTINGsmart! automatically tracks your progress so you can start, stop and study at your own pace.

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PASS THE OFFICIAL TEST

Take the Georgia Hunter Education Test online.

Take the Official Georgia DNR Hunter Education Test online. The multiple-choice exam includes unlimited retries.

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GET YOUR OFFICIAL GEORGIA HUNTER EDUCATION CARD

Print your Hunter Education Certificate immediately.

Print your Georgia Hunter Education Certificate immediately after passing the final test. Your permanent Georgia Hunter Education Certificate will be available for download from the Go Outdoors Georgia website after successfully passing the final test. Once obtained your Hunter Education Card is good for life.

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Free Hunter Education Practice Test

Try the Hunter Education Practice Test for free and test your knowledge.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to take a hunter safety course to hunt in Georgia?

Any person who hunts within the state of Georgia, who was born on or after January 1, 1961 is required to complete a state-approved Hunter Education Course, and obtain a Hunter Education Certificate. There is no minimum age to get certified. Some exceptions to this may apply to non-residents who have obtained hunter education certificate from another state, or youth who are less than 12 years of age.  

What is the minimum passing score?

You must score at least 76% on the final Hunter Education Test in order to obtain your Georgia Hunter Education Certificate.

How old do you have to be to get certified in Georgia?

There is no minimum age to obtain your Hunter Education Certificate in Georgia.  

How much does it cost to become a certified hunter in Georgia?

The standard cost for a single hunter is $28.95. This includes the online course, exam, and your certification.

Does getting my hunter safety certification mean I have a hunting license for Georgia?

No. You will need to purchase an annual or short-term hunting license from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division once you complete your hunter safety course. The license you will need will depend on if you are a resident of Georgia, your targeted species, your age, and how long you wish the license to be active.

Does the HUNTINGsmart! Course meet IHEA Standards?

Yes. The HUNTINGsmart! online hunter safety course complies with IHEA-USA standards and meets the mandated hunter safety requirements of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

What animals can I hunt in Georgia?

The most popular game species in Georgia are white-tailed deer, alligator, bear, turkey, waterfowl & dove, and small game.

What are the restrictions for hunting in Georgia?

There are regulations and restrictions around game and non-game animals, public and private lands, seasonal and weaponry. Learn more about Georgia hunting laws and regulations.

How do I replace a lost or damaged Hunter Education Certification Card?

Replacement Hunter Education Certificates are available for free and can be downloaded at Go Outdoors Georgia. Certified hunters will need to login using their Georgia DNR Customer ID number to access and download their replacement certificate.

Who is HUNTINGsmart!?

HUNTINGsmart!® is a leading provider of online hunting education in North America and is approved by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) and recognized by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Part of the Campfire Collective outdoor recreation learning platform, we’ve been delivering award winning online education courses since 2003 and have certified more than 700,000 outdoor enthusiasts. HUNTINGsmart! is accredited and approved by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to deliver the Official Georgia Hunter Education Course.

Learn more about Georgia hunting regulations, age requirements and hunting destinations.

How long is the online hunter safety course?

It will take approximately 8 hours to complete the course, including module quizzes and the final exam.

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2070 U S Highway 278, SE
Social Circle, GA 30025-4711
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Trusted from field to stand, Georgia approved

The official HUNTINGsmart! Georgia Hunter Education Course is approved by Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA) and recognized by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

HUNTINGsmart! has delivered State Approved online hunter safety education since 2018. Our courses are designed and developed by real hunters, subject matter experts and instructional design educators. We’ve certified more than 700,000 outdoor enthusiasts online and are proud to be the choice of hunters from field to stand.

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