Need vaccine? Learn how to get your shot at Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN VA. Monday-Friday 8am - 6pm. Language translation available. Virginia Relay users dial 7-1-1.

¿Necesitas vacunarte? Enterate como conseguir tu vacuna Vaccinate.Virginia.gov o llamando al 1-877-829-4682. lunes-viernes 8am a 6pm. Traducción de idiomas en línea disponible. Virginia Relay pueden marcar al 7-1-1.

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PRIVATE APPLICATOR

How do I become a certified private applicator?

  • Contact the Virginia Cooperative Extension Distribution Center for training materials.
  • Take a written exam at a local Virginia Cooperative Extension Office. (No application or authorization letter needed.)
  • Apply to the Office of Pesticide Services to take the Private Pesticide Applicator Examination.
  • Once you receive your authorization letter, there are two ways to take the exam:
    • Take the exam on a touch-screen computer at your local Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Customer Service Center.
    • Take a written exam by appointment at a VDACS testing center. Contact the Office of Pesticide Services to schedule an appointment.
  • Maintain your certification by attending category-specific recertification sessions every two years.
  • Submit your completed renewal form to the Office of Pesticide Services every two years.

Visit Maintaining Certification As A Pesticide Applicator webpage for additional information on training and maintaining certification.

Resources

Contact
Click here for Office of Pesticide Services contact information.


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