STATE REQUIREMENTS

RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

Renewal Cycle: 5 years

Renewal Deadline: December 31st

How do I renew my Oklahoma pesticide applicator license?

  1. Complete the appropriate continuing education or a written category exam
  2. Pay the $50 renewal fee

Do I need continuing education credits to maintain my Oklahoma pesticide applicators license?
Continuing education cycles and education requirements are based on 5-year cycles. Licensees are required to complete specified continuing education each year of the cycle.  See the table below for details.

2018 Renewals

Aerial (A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Ag Plant (1A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 16 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 20 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 10 CEU

Deo & Res (10)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 16 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 20 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 10 CEU

Private Applicator (PV)

  • No CE Required

Structural Pest (7B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 16 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 20 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 10 CEU

2019 Renewals

General Pest (7A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 16 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 20 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 10 CEU

Interiorscape (3B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 6 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 10 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 5 CEU

Nursery/Greenhouse (3C)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 6 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 9 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 15 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 7 CEU

Orn & Turf Outdoor (3A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 16 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 20 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 10 CEU

R-O-W Gov (6G)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 6 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 9 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 15 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 7 CEU

2020 Renewals

Aquatic (5)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Fumigation (7C)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 6 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 10 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 5 CEU

Private Fumigation (P7C)

  • No continuing education required

Seed Treatment (4)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

2021 Renewals

Antimicrobial (13)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Bird & Pred - Gov (11G)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Bird & Vertebrate Animal Pests (11A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Cooling Tower (14B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Cooling Tower (13A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Grd Ln Util Pole TT (12B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Predatory Animal (11B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Prec Fac TT (12A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Sewer Root (14A)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Specialty (13B)

  • No continuing education required

Specialty (14B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

2022 Renewals

Ag Animal (1B)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Const Ind TT (12C)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Forest (2)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 6 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 8 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 10 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 5 CEU

Home Own TT (12D)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 1 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 2 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 4 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 5 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 2 CEU

Public Health (8)

  • Licensed for 1 0f 5 Years - 3 CEU
  • Licensed for 2 of 5 Years - 6 CEU
  • Licensed for 3 of 5 Years - 9 CEU
  • Licensed for 4 of 5 Years - 12 CEU
  • Licensed for 5 of 5 Years - 15 CEU
  • Maximum Credits per Year - 7 CEU

Regulatory (9)

  • No continuing education required

Frequently Asked Questions

Are your courses state approved?

Yes! All of our courses are state approved. Approval numbers are listed after the course title.

What classifications of applicator's licensing does Oklahoma have?

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry recognizes the following classification of applicator licensing:

  • Certified Applicator – individuals who have met the certification standards of the Oklahoma State Board of Agriculture.
  • Commercial Technician – Individuals employed by a licensed commercial or non-commercial applicator
  • Private Applicator – individuals who use or supervise the use of restricted-use pesticides on property owned or rented by the private applicator without compensation.
What are the categories and subcategories for Oklahoma pesticide licensing?

The State of Oklahoma currently has 24 categories and subcategories for pesticide licensing. Applicators holding a commercial license will need to pass the core exam along with at least one of these specialties. Click here for a description of each classification.

(1A) Agricultural Plant
(1B) Agricultural Animal
(2) Forest
(3A) Ornamental and Turf Outdoor
(3B) Interiorscape
(3C) Nursery/Greenhouse
(4) Seed Treatment
(5) Aquatic
(6) Right-of-Way
(7A) General Pest
(7B) Structural Pest
(7C) Fumigation
(8) Public Health
(9) Regulatory Pest Control
(10) Demonstration and Research
(11A) Bird and Vertebrate Animal Pests
(11B) Predatory Animal
(12A) Pressure Facility Timber Treating
(12B) Ground Line Utility Pole Timber Treating
(12C) Construction Industry Timber Treating
(12D) Home Owner Timber Treating
(13) Antimicrobial
(14A) Sewer Root
(14B) Cooling Towers
(14C) Specialty

Does the State of Oklahoma offer reciprocity with other states?

Yes! Oklahoma has reciprocity with Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming.

Individuals must contact their state of origin and ask that their completed Pesticide License Exam information is sent to Oklahoma. Next, they must fill out an Application for Reciprocity. Reciprocity fees are $100 for commercial and $50 for non-commercial.

How do I contact Oklahoma with pesticide license questions?

Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry
2800 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105 
Ph. (405)521-3864

How do I get my Oklahoma pesticide applicator's license?

Certified Applicators

  • Step 1 – You must be 18 years of age
  • Step 2 – Complete at least 2 examinations for $50. Applicants must score 70% or more. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course!
    • The Core Exam
    • A category exam $
    • Practical Exam for categories: 7A) General Pest, (7B) Structural Pest/Termite, and (7C) Fumigation
  • Step 3 – Submit an application for ID card to Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry along with $20.

Commercial Technicians

  • Step 1 – You must be 18 years of age
  • Step 2 – Complete at least 2 examinations for $50. Applicants must score 70% or moreClick here for information on our Exam Prep Course!
    • The Core Exam
    • A category exam $100 per category no more than $500 per year
    • Practical Exam for categories: 7A) General Pest, (7B) Structural Pest/Termite, and (7C) Fumigation
  • Step 3 – Submit an application for ID card to Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry along with $20.

Private Applicators

  • Step 1 – You must be 18 years of age
  • Step 2 – Complete Private Applicator exam for $20. Applicants must score 70% or moreClick here for information on our Exam Prep Course!

 

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