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

Get Your Hunter Education in
3 Easy Steps


Study and Pass the
Online Course

Take the course wherever, whenever! Log in and study at your own pace. The course saves your progress wherever you leave off.


Attend the Field Day
(if applicable)

Students 11–16 years of age are required to take a field day.

Students who are 17 years of age and older are not required to take a field day.


Go Hunting

It’s that easy! Simply print your Field Day Voucher and self-certify within the State of Texas.

Approved by Texas Parks & Wildlife
Department and IHEA

Texas Park & Wildlife Department International Hunter Education Association is trusted by wildlife agencies across North America to deliver the highest level of hunter education. Our courses consistently receive the highest level of approval from both agencies and hunters. was developed in accordance with the standards set forth by IHEA-USA.

Official course provider approved by: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
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How much is the course?


For students 16 & under, there is a one-time course fee of $29.

For students 17 & older, there is a one-time course fee of $34.


What is the Texas Hunter Education Field Day Voucher?


The Texas Field Day Voucher is issued once you have completed the Texas Online Hunter Education Course. The voucher is your admission ticket into a Texas Hunter Education Field Day where you will complete your hunter safety training and obtain your Texas Hunter Education Certification.


Is the Texas Field Day Voucher the same as a Hunter Education Certificate?


No. The Field Day Voucher is proof that you have passed the online hunter safety course and allows you to take part in a Hunter Safety Field Day, where you will be issued a Hunter Education Certificate once you have successfully completed all activities and the final hunter safety exam.


What is the Texas Hunter Education Course Completion Voucher?


The Course Completion Voucher is issued to those students who are 17 years of age and older and have successfully completed their online hunter training. This voucher is for your records only and NOT a hunter education certificate.


How do I get my Texas Temporary Student Card?


Students who are 17 years of age and older can now take the entire Texas Hunter Education Course online. Once complete, they will need to make payment for their course and will then receive their Texas Temporary Student Card. A permanent card will arrive in the mail.


Do I need to take this course to obtain a hunting license?


A Certification is NOT required to purchase a license in Texas. For more information you can check out the Texas Hunting License and Hunter Education Requirements Page.


Why is it important to learn gun safety and take a hunter safety class?


Contrary to popular belief, hunting is one of the safest sports around. This is mainly due to the fact that most hunters take gun safety and hunting safety very seriously. Careless or reckless behavior while hunting can lead to serious injury to oneself or to innocent bystanders. This is why Texas requires most hunters to take hunter education courses and to follow the ten rules of firearm safety at all times when hunting.


How to Get a Replacement Texas Hunter Education Certificate?


If you have previously been issued a Texas Hunter Education Certificate and require a replacement or duplicate card, you can find more information at


Lost Your Hunter Safety Field Day Voucher?


The Field Day Voucher is required to attend the Texas Hunter Safety Field Day. If you have lost your Voucher, you can sign in to your exam and print out a new copy. You can also contact at 1-866-495-4868 or e-mail [email protected], and we will send you a copy of your voucher.

What to Expect from

Highly Engaging Coursework

Texas immerses you in an online hunter education course that is professionally narrated, beautifully illustrated, and designed to ensure your Texas Hunter Education training is successful. All of our hunter courses include a groundbreaking set of interactive animations used by hunting instructors in the classroom.

Learn Your Way on Any Device offers online courses that are 100% mobile friendly from beginning to end. This means that the course is designed to work on all of your preferred devices, including: smartphones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers.

We Save Your Progress allows you to complete your hunter education at your own pace. Your course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over a few days. It’s completely up to you. You may log in and out of the course at any time, we’ll keep track of your progress. You pick up the course where you left off.

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