The North Dakota
You must pass both the online and portions of the Bowhunter education course in order to complete the North Dakota Bowhunter education requirements.
Locating and Signing Up for the
After passing the online portion of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department Bowhunter education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required .
Locate and sign up for the in your area.
Important! Bring your Bowhunter Education Certificate to the as proof of having completed the online course.
Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the .
What to Expect at the
This is 4–6 hours, depending on the number of students attending and will include:
- a classroom session
- outdoor shooting
- blood trailing
- demonstrations of tree stand safety
- survival skills
Most of the classroom topics will pertain to North Dakota-specific regulations and issues that are not covered in this online course. Be sure to have proper clothing for the outdoor sessions.
After attending and passing the portion of the Bowhunter education requirement, you will receive your Bowhunter Education Certificate.
North Dakota Game and Fish Department
100 N. Bismarck Expressway Bismarck, ND 58501
We’re people, not robots.
Your Bowhunter Ed course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.
We’re available to help you:
Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm CST
Sat-Sun 8am to 5pm CST
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)