Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems


Information on Pesticide Licensing

If you need information on pesticide licenses, please see the FDACS Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing website. 

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Pesticide License Exams

Applying for examination

You must first apply for examination. Follow the steps to apply for a pesticide applicator's exam. After receiving your voucher, you can schedule an appointment at your local UF/IFAS Extension Testing Center

Exam schedule

Beginning August 2020, pesticide exams are held at the UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Office on the fourth Wednesday of the Month from 8:30AM-12:30PM. You must schedule to take the exam as seating is limited. At this time, exams will be offered by computer with an appointment only. Social distancing practices will be strictly followed and testing materials will be sanitized between use. 

For information regarding other testing centers and schedules, please see the UF/IFAS Extension Testing Centers by Florida County page. 

Earning Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Do you need to renew your license? You can either renew you license by retesting or obtaining the appropriate amount of CEUs for your license. If you are unsure about how many CEUs you need to renew your license, visit this guide to CEU requirements.

Search for upcoming classes or earn some quick, last-minute CEUs. Some of the websites do require a fee, and some require taking a quiz. All are approved by the State of Florida Department of Agriculture.

Studying for the Exam

Exam study materials can be purchased through the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore. For more information on which materials you need, visit Finding the Correct Pesticide Applicator License in Florida