UGA Extension Office

Pesticide Applicators License

Pesticide Safety Education Program

Please choose one of the categories below and follow the instructions to access the Training Program.

Before you begin, please make sure you have a valid email address and access to a working printer.

You will need to bring the following to our office
We will submit your paperwork to the Georgia Department of Agriculture and you should receive your license shortly thereafter.
How do you renew your pesticide applicator license when it expires?
There are two options: take the commercial applicator's exam again OR if you have a private applicator license, you may participate in the private applicator training from your County Agent. You must obtain three (3) recertification credit hours in five (5) years in order to renew the private applicator license. Please note that all recertification credit hour must be turned in to the Georgia Department of Agriculture's Pesticide Program office at least 90 days prior to the expiration of your license.
Credit hours can be earned by attending any of our local production meetings. If you are not currently on our mailing list and would like to be added, please email our office at or call our office at 229-776-8216
More information about Pesticide Applicator Licensing and Certification please click here.