Official OHRV/Snowmobile Rider Safety Education Course

Take this New Hampshire state–approved online course, print your certificate, and be on the trail in just a few hours.

Information on the safe operation of OHRV/Snowmobiles and OHMs approved by the State of New Hampshire
Approved by New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game

New Hampshire ATV, ORV, OHV License Course

Who Needs OHRV/Snowmobile Education?

All operators 12 years of age and older who do not have a valid drivers license

Get New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and Pass the Online Course

    Study the free online course material. After completing the New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Ed Course, you’ll take the New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Certification Exam. (If you don’t pass on the first try, don’t worry. Keep taking the exam for free until you pass.)

    Age Requirement You must be at least 12 years old to take the online course.

  2. Pay and Print Your Temporary OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate of Completion

    After passing and paying the $29.50 course fee, instantly print out a Temporary OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate of Completion, which is your temporary operating permit to operate legally in New Hampshire areas open to OHRV/Snowmobile use while you wait for your permanent card to arrive.

  3. Receive Your New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate in the Mail

    Your New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate will arrive by mail in 2-3 weeks. (Use your Temporary OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate of Completion to get on the trail immediately after passing the course and use until your permanent card arrives.)

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Your Role as an Educated Rider

Safety and Education

To prepare you for safe OHRV/Snowmobile operation, the course is broken down into units that you can complete at your own pace. Read each unit. The units are organized to form building blocks of information, and each unit will help you understand the information in the next units.

Topics include safe riding positions, preparing to ride, and extreme weather preparedness. In addition, you will learn the New Hampshire laws and regulations that you need to know to be a safe, educated rider.

Responsible Riding

With your safety education card, you can enjoy a lifetime of fun, legal, and responsible riding on New Hampshire terrain.

After you've completed all educational standards established for safe OHRV/Snowmobile operation in New Hampshire and have received your Temporary OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate of Completion, you and your fellow riders will be ready to get on the trails.

Environmentally Aware

As you progress through this online OHRV/Snowmobile safety course, you will also learn about the impact that operators can have on the environment.

From understanding the impact of your vehicle on the land to learning why it is important for operators to stay on designated trails, you will learn how to protect New Hampshire terrain so that you can continue to enjoy your favorite trails.

  • Coping With Extreme Weather

    You’ll learn the most common and dangerous risks to riders resulting from exposure to extreme weather.

  • Always inspect your OHRV/Snowmobile before each ride to detect problems that could cause an accident.

    You’ll learn the "START-GO" method of inspecting your vehicle before you ride.

  • Paying Attention to Your Surroundings

    You’ll learn the importance of paying attention to your surroundings.

A Comprehensive Course in New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education

Developed Specifically for New Hampshire Riders

Featuring the Best Safety Videos Available

Produced by education experts and found only at and, these safety videos are fun to watch, and they’ll make you a better, safer rider.

OHRV/Snowmobile Basics Instruction

This online OHRV/Snowmobile course was developed by Offroad Ed specifically for the New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game to provide approved, Internet-based OHRV and snowmobile safety education for operators in New Hampshire.

This official training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and responsible rider in New Hampshire.

Offroad Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of state government agencies responsible for OHRV laws and regulations.

Today's Snowmobile Rider - A Course on Responsible Operation

Snowmobile Ed is the only snowmobile safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of state and provincial agencies responsible for snowmobile laws and regulations.

Comprehensive Education Content

The New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Ed Course features easy-to-understand safety instructions and hundreds of detailed illustrations to help you improve your riding skills and become a better, more prepared OHRV/Snowmobile operator.

This online OHRV/Snowmobile safety course will teach you the things every rider must know to operate these vehicles safely, ethically, responsibly, and in compliance with state or provincial legal requirements.

Screenshot, common OHRV/Snowmobile parts

Different types of vehicles have their own handling characteristics, so it’s important for you to learn how to operate your particular model.

Screenshot, ORV Riding Over Rocks, Logs, and Bumps

You’ll learn the four actions to take in assessing terrain and the guidelines to follow when riding on different types of terrain.

Instructional Animations

Your safety education is reinforced by getting hands-on. Touch, drag, drop, swipe, and more as you progress through the online safety course.

Interactive learning activities reinforce what you’ll learn in the OHRV/Snowmobile license course content to help you enjoy riding more safely and responsibly.

  • An overview of the proper technique to climbing and traversing hills OHRV/Snowmobile

    Sample course instructional animation “Climbing and Traversing Hills”

  • Sample course instructional animation “Riding Positions”

    Sample course instructional animation "Riding Positions"

New Hampshire Approved

Reviewed & Approved by:

New Hampshire Department of Fish and Game
11 Hazen Dr.
Concord, NH 03301


You may complete the safety class at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or completed a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we’ll keep track of your progress.

Mobile Ready

This safety class is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. It’s easy to study the course material from any place at any time.

Made in the USA

This safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, USA, and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the USA.

How do I get my state OHRV/Snowmobile safety license?

OHRV/Snowmobile education is currently required in many states. An approved OHRV/Snowmobile safety course is required to comply with the ATV, OHV, ORV, and 4-wheeler laws and regulations in those jurisdictions. Depending on your age, you may be required to have the New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate. For more information, see the New Hampshire OHRV/Snowmobile Laws and Regulations page.

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