Hunter Education Staff

In a continued effort to reduce firearm accidents, the State of California requires all first time resident hunters, regardless of age, to complete hunter education training or pass a comprehensive equivalency test before purchasing a hunting license. In collaboration with volunteer instructors, CDFW provides for hunter education throughout the state.

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 Register for a Hunter Education class

Contact Headquarters Staff

Contact District Coordinator

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Hunter Education Program
715 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Mail: PO Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 653-1235

The agency receives federal funds. Under federal law, discrimination is prohibited on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, disability, etc. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity or facility of this agency, please contact CDFW’s CRO Officer at (916) 902-5577 or, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(opens in new tab), or the U.S. Department of the Interior(opens in new tab), or contact their office as follows:

   Chief, Public Civil Rights Division
   Department of the Interior
   1849 C Street NW
   Washington, DC 20240