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Mountain Lion Exam Introduction
Mountain Lion Exam Introduction
​​Mountain Lion Education & Identification Course

IMPORTANT​: Have your Customer Identification Number (CID) ready. A valid Hunting Li​cense with a Mountain Lion Certification on it and a Hunter Education Certification are required to hunt mountain lion in Colorado.

If you do not already have a CID number, or have lost track of it, please contact a local Colorado Parks and Wildlife office or call the main number, 303/297-1192​, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. MST.

​How to Take the Exam​

Mountain Lion exams can be completed online below, or in-person at a Colorado Parks and Wildlife office.

​Studying for the Exam

Familiarize yourself with the Mountain Lion hunting regulations and Lion identification information found in the exam guide and current hunting brochure.​​​​​

Upon Successful Completion of the Exam:

  • ​Scoring 80% or higher is required to pass the exam.

  • Exam results will be automatically reported to and stored in CPW's licensing system so you may purchase a license. 

  • Please allow 1 hour after successfully passing the exam for our electronic systems to update your record. 

  • Lion hunters must have their Mountain Lion Certification verified on their Customer Identification Number (CID) to be able to purchase a mountain lion license. Once you have been verified on your CID, you do not need to carry the certificate or wallet card.​​

Take the Exam

To successfully complete the Mountain Lion Certification Exam, all questions must be answered.

Please Wait While Your Exam is Submitted and Graded.