Applicator Certification

A pesticide applicator certificate is required for:

  • Anyone applying Schedule 1 or 2 pesticides other than a commercial agriculturalist (farmer);
  • Anyone applying Schedule 3 pesticides;
    • in a rental dwelling,
    • in the common indoor and outdoor areas of condominiums,
    • in or on the grounds of a school, hospital, nursing home, or daycare facilities,
    • application of pesticides on public lands.
  • Anyone applying a pesticide where the label specifies for use by "certified or authorized applicators".

The following links provide more information about the applicator certification program:


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Updated: Feb 13, 2014