Hunter education safety requirements
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries requires all hunters born on or after September 1, 1969 to complete a State approved Hunter Education Course prior to hunting in Louisiana.
Become a safe hunter
The purpose of hunter education is to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviors necessary to become safe, responsible hunters.
The online course
Typically, students meet these needs by attending a traditional, instructor led course including classroom lectures and field/range experiences. In today's society, students have less free time to devote to attending a hunter education course. Online hunter education courses help address this, by allowing students to take hunter safety courses on their own time, at their own pace and in the comfort of their home or office.
You may ask
FAQ - Louisiana Hunting Safety Course and Hunting License
- Is the Beasafehunter hunter course approved by the state of Louisiana?
No. We are not approved yet.
- Is there a minimum age to take this online education course?
Yes, you must be at least 10 years of age to take the online course.
- Is my Hunter Education Certificate good in other states?
Every U.S. state that demands a Hunter Education Certificate will accept Hunter Education Certificates from other states that conform to IHEA requirements as well.
You should follow your safety course in the State where you are resident.
- Does the Hunter Card expire?
No. It is good for life.
- Who is required to take the Hunter Education course in Louisiana?
Any person born on or after Sept. 01, 1969 must have proof of completion of a hunter education course to hunt in the State of Louisiana. Except, a person may hunt without hunter education if they are under the direct supervision of a person born before Sept. 1, 1969 who has a valid hunting license or under the direct supervision of a person 18 years of age or older who has proof of successful completion of a hunter education course. Minimum age for certification is 10 years of age.
- What types of Louisiana Hunting Licenses are available?
View the full list of Louisiana Hunting Licenses available through the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.