Official Montana Bowhunter Safety Course Online
Take this Montana–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 Montana Bowhunter education?
You need education to buy a bow-and-arrow license in Montana. Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1985, also needs a hunter safety course.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Requirements
Please Note: Bowhunter Education Online Field Day courses may be difficult to find after mid-August due to the start of archery season.
You must be at least 18 years old to take this online course.
You do not have to be a resident of Montana to take this online course.
After This Course
After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Bowhunter Education Online 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 Montana Bowhunter Safety Education
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Bowhunter safety education established by Montana. 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.
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.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
1420 East Sixth Avenue
PO Box 200701
Helena, MT 59620-0701
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 Montana Bowhunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt. For more information, see the Montana Bowhunter Laws and Regulations page.
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