Official Alaska Bowhunter Safety Course Online
Take this Alaska–approved course to complete your online bowhunter safety education.
pay only when you pass, unlimited exam attempts
Get bowhunter certified in 3 steps.
Study and pass the $30.00 online course.
Finish any other requirements.
Get ready to go bowhunting!
Do you need Alaska Bowhunter education?
Beginning July 1, 2016, if you were born on or after January 1, 1986 you must complete and pass an approved bowhunter course to hunt big game with archery equipment. The certification card must be carried when hunting.
All hunters participating in archery-only hunts must obtain bowhunter education certification.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game Requirements
There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Alaska to take this online course.
After This Course
After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Field Day to complete your bowhunter safety certification.
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.
Comprehensive Instruction in Alaska Bowhunter Safety Education
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Bowhunter safety education established by Alaska. Bowhunter Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for Bowhunter laws and regulations.
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.
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.
9:00 a.m. to midnight EST, seven days a week.
Get help seven days a week from professionals like Katy, Heidi, Josh, Misty, Liz, Allen, and Thomas.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Hunter Information & Training (HIT) Program
333 Raspberry Road
Anchorage, AK 99518
Made in the U.S.A.
This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.
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 Alaska Bowhunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt. For more information, see the Alaska Bowhunter Laws and Regulations page.
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