Official Wisconsin ATV Safety Course Link to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Hello, rider! Wisconsin's online OHV course has moved. Click here to go to the latest version of the Today's OHV Rider in Wisconsin course—the official OHV safety course of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

The following course material is for reference only. Please go to the new course to complete your Wisconsin certification.

Wisconsin All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Certification Overview

Wisconsin law requires safety education training (certification) for all operators (residents and nonresidents) who are at least 12 years old and who were born on or after January 1, 1988 in order to operate an all-terrain vehicle in Wisconsin. Today’s ATV Rider in Wisconsin is the official off-road vehicle safety course of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Passing this course will allow you to get your Wisconsin safety education certificate online.

How Do I Get My Wisconsin All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Education Certificate?

Study and Take Unlimited Practice Tests for Free
Pay Only $15 for Online Exam

  1. Study the Wisconsin ATV safety course material.
  2. Take one or more Practice Tests—free of charge.
  3. Take the Wisconsin Certification Exam for $15, collected online.
  4. When you pass, you may print out a temporary Wisconsin safety education certificate. You will receive your official Wisconsin safety education certificate in the mail.

All Wisconsin Recreational Safety Students are now required to obtain a lifetime DNR Customer #. If you have a Wisconsin fishing license or hunting license, you already have been assigned a DNR Customer # and can find it on your license (as "Cust #"). If you have not already been assigned a DNR Customer #, you can obtain your DNR Customer #, (7AM to 10PM, seven days a week) by calling Wisconsin DNR Customer Service at 1-888-936-7463, or you can visit a DNR Service Center during their regular scheduled hours. For DNR Service Center hours and locations go to

You will not be able to complete the online exam if you do not already have your DNR Customer #. Please make sure you have it available before you begin the online exam.

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Official ATV online course for Wisconsin ATV riders last modified: November 21, 2011
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