Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after Sept. 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course. Proof of certification of deferral is required to be on your person wile hunting. Minimum age of certification is 9 years.
Single-day in-person course cost is $15. Persons 17 years of age and older have the option of taking the course in person or online. The cost of an approved online course varies by provider. Call (800) 792-1112 or visit www.tpwd.texas.gov/outdoor-learning\hunter-education for information about various course options.