Official Vermont Bowhunter Safety Course

Take this Vermont–approved course to complete your online Bowhunter safety education.

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Get Bowhunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the free course.

  2. Finish any other requirements.

  3. Get ready to go bowhunting!

Do you need Vermont Bowhunter education?

Anyone who buys a hunting license in Vermont unless they show proof of having a hunting license from another state or province.

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department Requirements

Please Note: Homestudy Class courses are currently unavailable in Vermont.

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.

You must be a resident of Vermont to take the online course.

After This Course

After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Homestudy Class to complete your bowhunter safety certification.

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What to Expect From Bowhunter Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe bowhunting practices.

 

Watch this 67-second sample to see how we put you in the bowhunter’s camo.

Comprehensive Instruction in Vermont Bowhunter Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Bowhunter safety education established by Vermont. Bowhunter Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Bowhunter laws and regulations.

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State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, the Vermont Bowhunter Ed Course covers everything a new bowhunter may need to know in order to be safe.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Bowhunter Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

We’re people, not robots.

Our customer service team, made up of real people with real Bowhunter Ed experience, is here to provide assistance through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

8:30 a.m. to midnight CST Monday–Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST Saturday & Sunday

Get help seven days a week from professionals like Bill, Diana, Heidi, Laura, Lilibeth, Liz, Marc, Nichole, and Thomas.

1-800-830-2268 toll-free

or

214-351-0461

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Vermont Approved

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
National Life Records/Dewey Building
1 National Life Drive
Montpelier, VT 05620-3201
802-241-3700

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the U.S.A.

How Do I Get My State Bowhunter License?

Bowhunter education is currently required in many states. An approved Bowhunter safety course is required to comply with the laws and regulations in those jurisdictions. Depending on your age, you may be required to have the Certification Card in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt. For more information, see the Vermont Bowhunter Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.

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