Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

RE-CERTIFY A COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE APPLICATOR LICENSE

HOW TO RENEW or RE-CERTIFY A COMMERCIAL PESTICIDE APPLICATOR LICENSE

Note: Renewals and re-certifications are processed if received from 11/1/18 until 12/31/18.   Do not submit renewals and re-certifications before November 1st.  Complete applications may be processed from 1/1/19 through 2/28/19 with a $25 late fee.

(1) PAY FOR THE LICENSE:

  • Click on this link: ONLINE PAYMENTS(right click, select "open in new tab" recommended)
  • ) In the "Pay For" drop down box, select “Exam for Commercial Applicator" regardless of whether you are testing, or renewing/re-certifying.
  • ) Complete the Applicator Information (do not use business or farm name - use last name). Click on the "Continue" button
  • ) Complete the credit card or e-check information.

(2.) Obtain 24 Continuing Education Units (CEU) - or proceed to step 3

Click Here for ---->PESTICIDE CEU EVENTS

NEW! Click here for---> Live Events Calendar

  • A minimum of 10 in Use, 6 in Safety and 2 in Law.
  • Up to 12 CEU's can be obtained from online sources (or courses) and the balance (or rest) from USU Extension via online or attending any approved event in person.
  • Complete an application for a (click ---->) Utah Commercial Pesticide Applicator License
  • Present the application and certificates from the CEUs you have earned to a UDAF representative by:
  • a.) Scan and email the application, receipt for payment and all CEU to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR
  • b.) Make an appointment with a UDAF representative (<---click on this list) to review your CEU and application

(3.)   Enroll in the Utah Commercial Pesticide Applicator License course (<----click there) with Utah State University Extension (USU EXT).

  • This course is required and there is a fee.  You will need your own personal email to register for this course - USU Extension will not accept a company or other email for more than one person.
  • When you have completed the course, there is a test, you will be guided to a list of pesticide testing centers <--(click there for testing centers) to select a site to take the test
  • After following these steps, including payment,  your license should arrive by mail within 30 days. You may receive a temporary permit by email.