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Official Wisconsin ATV/OHM Safety Course

Take this Wisconsin–approved course to complete your online ATV/OHM safety education. Offroad Ed is a delegated provider for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

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Get off-road vehicle operator certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study and pass the $34.95 course, and pay a $1.00 state fee.

  2. Print your online course completion document.

  3. Get ready to go off-roading!

Do you need Wisconsin ATV/OHM education?

For ATV riders — You must be at least 12 years old and were born after Dec. 31, 1987.

For OHM riders — You must be at least 12 years old and were born after Dec. 31, 1997.

If you have already completed the ATV safety course but want to ride an Off-Highway Motorcycle on public trails, you must first complete this free OHM Short Course.

You may only take this course if you already have ATV certification. If you are not currently ATV-certified, you will need to take the FULL Wisconsin ATV/OHM Online Course.

Free OHM Short Course

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Requirements

Important! You'll need your WI DNR Customer Number to complete the course. If you do not have this number visit the DNR website, or visit a DNR service center.

There is no minimum age requirement to take this online course. However, your certificate will not be valid until you turn 12 years old.

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

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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 Wisconsin ATV/OHM Safety Education

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

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State-Approved Content

As a course provider approved by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin Approved

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 S. Webster Street
PO Box 7921 Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7921 608-266-2621

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 ATV/OHM License?

ATV/OHM education is currently required in many states. An approved ATV/OHM 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 Offroad Safety Certificate. For more information, see the Wisconsin ATV/OHM Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.

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We’re people, not robots.

Your Offroad Ed course comes with a dedicated customer service team made up of real people, not robots. We’re here to provide assistance to you through all channels—phone, email, and chat.

We’re available to help you:

9:00am to Midnight EST, seven days a week.
1-800-830-2268 (toll free), or 214-351-0461