How to Find Your Hunters Education Number

If you’re a hunter in the United States, you need to have a Hunter Education Number in order to buy a hunting license. Here’s a quick guide on how to find your Hunter Education Number.

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If you need to find your hunters education number, there are a few things you can do. You can look online, contact your state’s wildlife agency, or look through old records.

What is a Hunter Education Number?

A Hunter Education Number is an identification number that is assigned to each person who successfully completes a hunter education course. This number identifies you as a certified hunter in the state(s) where you completed the course and allows you to purchase a hunting license.

If you are not sure if you have a Hunter Education Number, contact the agency in the state where you took the course. If you took the course in more than one state, you will need to contact each state’s agency to find out if they have record of your certification and what your certification number is.

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How to Find Your Number

Your Hunter Education Number is a unique identifier that is assigned to you when you successfully complete a hunter education course. This number is required in order to purchase a hunting license in most states. You can find your Hunter Education Number a few different ways.

If You Took the Course in Ohio

If you took the course in Ohio, your number is on your certificate. The certificate also has the date of the course, your instructor’s name, and the sponsor’s name.

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If you took an online course, your number is on the certificate that you printed when you completed the course.

If You Took the Course in Another State

If you took the course in another state, you will need to contact the issuing agency in that state to request your number. Each state has different procedures for requesting a duplicate hunter education certificate. Please contact the issuing agency in the state where you took the course for specific instructions.


The process of finding your hunters education number can vary depending on the state in which you received your certification. However, generally speaking, you should be able to find your hunters ed number by looking at your certificate or by contacting the issuing agency. Once you have located your number, make sure to keep it in a safe place so that you can easily find it when needed.

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