Contact Information
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Ministry of Natural Resources
Peterborough , Ontario K9J 8M5
Phone: 705-748-5785
Fax: 705-755-1900

Replacement Hunter Safety Card Information: 1-800-667-1940
Web Sites
Main Web Site:  (http://www.ohep.net)
Hunter Education Web Site:  (http://www.ohep.net)

Hunter Education Requirement
Hunter Education Stand Alone course is minimum of 12.5 hours of instructor-based education. A "One Stop" course combines the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and Hunter Education Course. Minimum 20 hours of instruction. * Ontario residents may hunt at 15 years of age provided they have parental consent. The Hunter Apprenticeship Safety Program (HASP) allows residents (12 yrs and older) to participate under the direct and immediate supervision of a qualified mentor following the successful completion of a hunter education course and examination. Participants must share one firearm and have parental consent if under the age of 16.

Hunter Orange Requirement
All hunters must wear a minimum of 2580 square centimeters (400 sq in) of solid Hunter Orange clothing above the waist which is visible from all sides and head cover during the Deer, Moose and Bear gun hunting seasons. Exceptions include bear hunters, while hunting from an elevated stand, bow hunters during bows only seasons and waterfowl hunters.

Hunter Education Instructor Association
No formally organized assoc.
, Ontario
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