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Official Utah Bowhunter Safety Course

Take this Utah–approved course to complete your online bowhunter safety education. Bowhunter-ed.com is a delegated provider for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

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Get bowhunter certified in 3 steps.

  1. Purchase a Utah Bowhunter Education Registration Certificate from the state.

  2. Complete this $30.00 course and print out the completion Temporary Bowhunter Education Certificate.

  3. Get ready to go bowhunting!

Do you need Utah Bowhunter education?

Utah does not require education. You can take this course if you plan on bowhunting in states that require certification.

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Requirements

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

You do not have to be a resident of Utah to take this online course.

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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 Utah Bowhunter Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for Bowhunter safety education established by Utah. 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 Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the Utah Bowhunter Ed Course covers everything you 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.

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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.

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Utah Approved

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Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
1594 W North Temple
Suite 2110, Box 146301 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6301

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 Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate in order to legally buy a license or permit to hunt. For more information, see the Utah Bowhunter Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.

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Utah Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Utah Bowhunter cost?

The Utah Bowhunter fee is $30.00.

Taking the Course

Do you need Utah Bowhunter education?

Utah does not require education. You can take this course if you plan on bowhunting in states that require certification.

How long will it take to complete the course?

Typically it takes about 3 hours to go through the online course, excluding any quizzes and/or exams and restudying that you may choose to do.

What is the minimum age to take the Utah Bowhunter?

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

Do I have to be a resident to take the Utah Bowhunter?

You do not have to be a resident of Utah to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Utah Bowhunter Ed Course approved by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources?

The Utah Bowhunter Ed Course is approved and accepted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

Is my Utah Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory bowhunter education requirements will accept the Utah Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate. Likewise, Utah will accept Bowhunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as “reciprocity.”)

Quizzes and/or Exams

I failed a unit quiz. Have I failed the course?

If you fail a unit quiz, you must restudy the unit and take the quiz again until you pass. You must score at least 70% on the unit quizzes to pass.

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Certification Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 80% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online Utah Bowhunter Ed Course completion?

Once you pass and pay for the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Temporary Bowhunter Education Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Temporary Bowhunter Education Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you. This certificate EXPIRES 120 days after course completion.

What is the permanent Utah Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate?

The Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate will be mailed to you by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources after you complete all certification requirements.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost, destroyed, or damaged Utah Bowhunter Education Certificate, go to http://wildlife.utah.gov/huntereducation/public_documents/hunter_education_card_replacement_form.pdf.

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We’re available to help you:

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