Requirements: All persons born after December 31, 1979 are required to possess a firearms safety/hunter education certificate in order to purchase a hunting license to hunt in Minnesota.
Safety certification classes
Youth firearms safety/hunter education »
Adult hunter education »
Advanced hunter »
Bow hunter »
Current calendar of safety training classes
Purchase a duplicate firearms safety certificate online or wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold
Become a safety training instructor
Become a DNR Certified Volunteer Safety Instructor, the process begins online.
Safety training instructor information »
Safety-related outdoor education
Apprentice hunter validation »
Becoming an outdoors woman (BOW) »
Tree stand safety »
Trapper education »