No base hunting license may be issued to a person born on or after January 1, 1975, unless the person presents to the license agent: a certificate of satisfactory completion of a Hunter Education Course approved by the Hunter Education Association or the Director, or the previous years resident or nonresident WV hunting license bearing certification, or attests to certification when purchasing a license online.\r\n\r\nPersons who purchase a lifetime hunting license before their 15th birthday must complete a certified hunter education course before using the license. A person may not legally hunt unless he\/she has on his\/her person: a) the proper licenses, stamps or permits, b) a photo ID, and c) proof of hunter safety certification (if required). Hunters who have lost their hunter education card may obtain a duplicate from their local DNR District Law Enforcement Office. Applications for duplicate cards are available at license agents or www.wvdnr.gov. The fee is $10.\r\n\r\nFor hunter education classes information, contact the WVDNR District Office which covers the county in which you live or visit www.wvhuntered.com or www.wvdnr.gov and look for the Hunter Education class search link.