Hunter Education Program

Point of Contacts

Jason Rector

Asa Lawhorn

Hunter Education Requirement

Effective March 1, 1991, all hunters born on or after January 1, 1975 shall while hunting carry a valid hunter education course completion card in addition to the appropriate Kentucky hunting license. A bow hunter not in possession of a firearm may carry a "National Bowhunter Education Program" course completion card in lieu of the hunter education card.

Get Hunter Education Certified

There are 3 ways to get certified in Hunter Education:

  1. Take the entire traditional course at a location near you.  View the schedule of classes here.
  2. Take the course by CD-ROM - Please call 800-858-1549 ext. 4404 to request a copy of the CD-ROM by mail.

If you took the course either online or by CD-ROM, you must complete the course by finding a Range DayView the schedule here 

Effective March 1, 2014

All hunter education courses statewide will require online pre-registration. Once students find the desired event on our website, follow the simple instructions in order to complete pre-registration. Online Pre-Registration will allow cards to be processed 3 times more quickly, save instructor’s valuable time, while also cutting back on paper waste.

Click here to re-print your Hunter Education Orange Card

Please visit the Calendar page for Schedule of Hunter Education Course events.