Private pesticide applicators in Pennsylvania are required to renew their certification every three years by March 31st. Here we will answer some frequently asked questions about Pennsylvania private applicator licensing, to help you make sure you are ready for your upcoming renewal!
How long is my private applicator license valid?
Private applicators must renew their licenses every 3 years.
What continuing education is required to renew a Pennsylvania pesticide applicator license?
Private Applicators must complete 6 category specific credits from categories 1-9 and 22. In addition, for private applicators with fumigation certification, two of the six category credits must be specific to fumigation.
Who submits my continuing education to the state?
We do! Our in-house submission specialist will submit your course certificates upon completion of your course.
How do I renew my Pennsylvania pesticide applicator license?
You can renew applicator and business licenses online at PaPlants. Log in to your account with your username and password. Licenses up for renewal will be listed on the front page and they will be in your shopping cart as well.
Are your Pennsylvania pesticide applicator continuing education courses state-approved?
Yes, our Pennsylvania Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education courses are all approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture: individual course approval numbers can be found in the course titles.
How do I contact the state of Pennsylvania with further questions?
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
2301 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 772-5231
Online Pesticide Professional Continuing Education
State-approved video continuing education courses are available 24/7.