Anyone born after January 1, 1960 is required to provide proof of Hunter Education, in order to purchase a
Nevada hunting license. Proof of Hunter Education is an official Hunter Education card or certificate from
any state or Canadian province, with the Hunter Education number and state or provincial logo or seal or a
previous year's hunting license with the Hunter Education number or mark.
If you are a first time applicant for tags in Nevada and are born after January 1, 1960, you need to
register your hunter safety card by adding it to your sportsman account to satisfy the hunter safety
Register Your Hunter Safety Card
- Go to: www.ndowlicensing.com
- Click the orange Support button at the bottom right of the page
- Enter your first name, email address and last name
- Select Hunter Safety Education Certificates as the reason for your request and enter your date of
- Attach a picture of your hunter safety certificate
- Click send to submit your request
Students 11 years of age and older can get certified online.
Students under the age of 11 must attend a Nevada hunter education course. The course consists of
independent home study and an in-person certification class.
Students have three options for meeting the home study requirement; complete the Today's Hunter workbook or
complete the required work online. The Today's Hunter-Nevada workbook and student manual (reference for
completing the workbook) may be obtained free from any NDOW office. Students have two choices of internet
course; www.hunter-ed.com and www.huntercourse.com, with both online courses charging an additional fee over
the basic $5 class fee. Students must bring their 100% completed workbook or Nevada Online Course Completion
Confirmation (printed off the hunter-ed.com website upon successful completion) to the class to gain
Early sign-up is encouraged. Remember, the workbook or online course must be 100% complete before attending
the class. There is no minimum age required to take the class. However, students under the age of 11 are
required to attend with an adult. The parent(s) or guardian(s) of minor students are required to check-in
the minor student(s) with NDOW instructor(s) at the beginning of class and pick-up their student(s) from the
instructor(s) at class end. Under no circumstances are minor students to be dropped off or picked up without
notifying the instructor(s). Parents or guardians are also solely responsible for student transportation and
should notify the instructor(s) at the beginning of class if someone other than a parent or guardian is
picking up the student after class. Participants taking a class on the weekend are reminded to bring a
lunch. Classes will often spend two hours or more outdoors, please dress accordingly.
NOTE: Individuals with a disability who are in need of special services should contact the
Department at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. The contact information for each region can be found at
the bottom of this page.