How do I get my pesticide license in GA?
Just ask the County Agent to call the Georgia Department of Agriculture Pesticide Division at (404) 656-4958 to obtain a temporary license number immediately upon your completion of the training exercise.
Who enforces pesticide rules in Georgia?
The Pesticide Program enforces state and federal laws pertaining to the use and application of pesticides.
How do I get my pest control license?
A high school degree or equivalent will meet the education requirements for a pest control job. Pest control technicians must be at least 18 years old, per EPA regulations, as revised in 2017. Most states also require a short EPA-approved training course and passing scores on a state licensing exam.
How do you get a commercial applicator license?
The basic steps to a Commercial Applicator License are:
- Complete the Commercial Applicator application form.
- Document acceptable pesticide application education/experience.
- Pass the National Core Exam and at least one Pest Control Category exam.
- Provide proof of financial responsibility.
- Submit license fee of $75.
Do you need a pesticide license in Ga?
In addition to a Pesticide Applicator’s License, a Pesticide Contractor’s License is required for any company or self-employed individual engaged in commercial pesticide applications. For additional information regarding the Pesticide Contractors License contact The Georgia Department of Agriculture Pesticide Program (404) 656-4958.
Where to find pesticide safety classes in Georgia?
A searchable database available through the Georgia Department of Agriculture where you can search by applicator last name, license number, or commercial license category. Approved online classes are listed on this web page as well.
How long are Georgia Department of Agriculture pesticide scores maintained?
Records of examination scores for the general standards and category exams shall be maintained for one year from date of the first examination by the Georgia Department of Agriculture Pesticide Division.
What does a private pesticide applicator license do?
What is a Private Pesticide Applicator license and when is it required? A Private Pesticide Applicator license authorizes or certifies you to purchase and use or supervise the use of Restricted-Use Pesticides (RUP) to produce an agricultural, horticultural, or forestry commodity.