OFFICIAL GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES YOUTH HUNTER SAFETY COURSE
Official Georgia Department of Natural Resources youth hunter safety course to obtain your Georgia Hunter Education Card. FREE for youth hunters under the age of 16.
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.
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.
A Georgia Hunter Education Certificate is required for anyone born on or after January 1, 1961 planning to hunt in the state of Georgia.
You must obtain a minimum score of 76% on the final Hunter Education Test to obtain your Georgia Hunter Education Certificate.
There is no minimum age to obtain your Hunter Education Certificate 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.
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.
The major game animals in Georgia include white-tailed deer, alligator, bear, turkey, waterfowl & dove, and small game.
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.
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.
It takes a minimum of 8-hours to complete the course. This includes all lessons, module quizzes and final exam.
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.
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U S Highway 278, SE
Social Circle, GA 30025-4711
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.