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  • State Approved
  • Get Certified in 8 Hours (Minimum)
  • Phone Support
  • Immediatly Print Card
  • Live Action Videos
  • Unlimited Test Retries
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Under 16 Official
Youth Course Is Free

  • State Approved
  • Get Certified In 8 Hours (Minimum)
  • Live In-Course Chat Support
  • Phone Support
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Immediatly Print Card
  • Animated & Live Action Videos
  • Unlimited Test Retries
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Sign-Up Fee

  • State Approved
  • Get Certified In 8 Hours (Minimum)
  • Phone Support
  • Immediatly Print Card
  • Unlimited Test Retries



Sign-Up Fee

  • State Approved
  • Get Certified In 8 Hours (Minimum)
  • Phone Support
  • Immediatly Print Card
  • Animated Videos
  • Unlimited Test Retries


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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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Take the Georgia Hunter Education Test online.

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

HUNTINGsmart! Georgia Hunter Education Certificate


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

A Georgia Hunter Education Certificate is required for anyone born on or after January 1, 1961 planning to hunt in the state of Georgia.

Is there a minimum score I need to pass?

You must obtain a minimum score of 76% on the final Hunter Education Test to obtain your Georgia Hunter Education Certificate.

What is the minimum age to get certified in Georgia?

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

What is the fee to become a certified hunter in Georgia?

The HUNTINGsmart! Youth Hunter Safety Course is FREE for hunters under the age of 16. This includes the online course, exam, and your certification. 

For anyone over the age of 15, the standard cost for a single hunter is $28.95.

Is my hunter safety certification the same as having a hunting license for Georgia?

No. Your Hunter Education Certificate is different from an annual hunting license purchased from Georgia Department of Natural Resources. You will need to purchase an annual or short-term hunting license 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! Youth Course meet IHEA Standards?

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

What animals am I allow to hunt in Georgia?

The major game animals in Georgia include white-tailed deer, alligator, bear, turkey, waterfowl & dove, and small game.

What are the restrictions for hunting in Georgia?

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

Can I replace a lost or damaged Hunter Education Certification Card?

Yes. 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.

How long will the online hunter safety course take to complete?

It takes a minimum of 8-hours to complete the course. This includes all lessons, module quizzes and final exam.

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.

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2070 U S Highway 278, SE
Social Circle, GA 30025-4711

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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