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Official Idaho OHV/ORV Safety Course

Take this Idaho–approved course to complete your online OHV/ORV safety education. Offroad-Ed.com is a delegated provider for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Get OHV/ORV certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $34.95 online course.

  2. Print your online course completion document.

  3. Get ready to go off-roading!

Do you need Idaho OHV education?

You need education if you are under 16 years old, do not have a driver’s license, and will be riding on U.S. Forest Service roads in Idaho.

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Requirements

You must be at least 6 years old to take this online course.

You do not have to be a resident of Idaho to take this online course.

After This Course

After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Skills Test to complete your OHV safety certification.

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What to Expect From Offroad Ed

Live‐Action, High‐Definition Videos

Our course videos feature a combination of professional educators (who double as professional actors), entertaining storylines, and up‐to‐date scenarios that give you one of the most effective ways to learn safe off-roading practices.

Watch this 49-second sample to see how we put you in the driver’s seat.

Comprehensive Instruction in Idaho OHV Safety Education

This official training program is developed to meet the standards for OHV safety education established by Idaho. Offroad Ed is the only safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of government agencies responsible for OHV laws and regulations.

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State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, the Idaho Offroad Ed Course covers everything you may need to know in order to be safe.

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Learn Your Way on Any Device

Offroad Ed offers online courses that are fully mobile-friendly from start to finish. This safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Saved Progress

You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we'll keep track of your progress. Most students finish the course in a few hours.

Idaho Approved

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Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
5657 Warm Springs Ave. Boise, ID 83716

Made in the U.S.A.

This safety course is proudly made to serve students, agencies, and organizations worldwide.

How Do I Get My State OHV License?

OHV education is currently required in many states. An approved OHV safety course is required to comply with the laws and regulations in those jurisdictions. Depending on your age, you may be required to have the OHV Safety Education Certificate. For more information, see the Idaho OHV Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.

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Idaho Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Idaho Offroad Ed Course cost?

The Idaho Offroad Ed Course fee is $34.95.

Taking the Course

Do you need Idaho OHV education?

You need education if you are under 16 years old, do not have a driver’s license, and will be riding on U.S. Forest Service roads in Idaho.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

You must be at least 6 years old to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the Idaho Offroad Ed Course?

You do not have to be a resident of Idaho to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Idaho Offroad Ed Course approved by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation?

The Idaho Offroad Ed Course is approved and accepted by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.

Is my Idaho OHV Safety Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

All states and provinces that have mandatory education requirements will accept the OHV Safety Education Certificate. Likewise, Idaho will accept certifications that are issued by other states and provinces. (This is known as “reciprocity.”)

Idaho does not recognize OHV Education Certificates issued by the ATV Safety Institute or Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

Quizzes and/or Exams

I failed a unit quiz. Have I failed the course?

If you fail a unit quiz, you can take it again until you pass. You must score at least 80% on the unit quizzes to pass.

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Final Exam is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 80% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online Idaho Offroad Ed Course course completion?

Once you pass and pay for the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Course Completion Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Course Completion Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you. This certificate EXPIRES 365 days after course completion.

What is the permanent Idaho OHV Safety Education Certificate?

The OHV Safety Education Certificate is proof that you have successfully completed all the education requirements. The OHV Safety Education Certificate will arrive within 2–3 weeks after you complete all certification requirements.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my OHV Safety Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost or destroyed OHV Safety Education Certificate, you can order a duplicate by calling 208-334-4199 or emailing [email protected].

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We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free)