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Washington Pesticide Applicator Renewal FAQ

How do I renew my Washington pesticide applicator certification?

  1. Complete the required continuing education
    • Limited Private Applicators - 8 credits in weed control
    • Rancher Private Applicators - 12 credits
    • Private Applicators - 20 credits - max 10 credits per calendar year
    • All other license types - 40 credits - max 15 credits per calendar year
  2. Visit the Washington State Department of Agricultural License Renewal page.

How long is my Washington pesticide applicator certification valid?

All applicators must re-certify every five years by December 31st.

Limited & Rancher Private Applicators begin their renewal cycles as soon as they gain licensure. For example, individuals certified 2/3/14 must renew by 12/31/18
All other certification types begin their renewal cycles the year after they gain certification. For example, individuals certified 2/3/14 must renew by 12/31/19.

What are the continuing education requirements for Washington pesticide applicators?

  • Limited Private Applicators - 8 credits in weed control
  • Rancher Private Applicators - 12 credits
  • Private Applicators - 20 credits - max 10 credits per calendar year
  • All other license types - 40 credits - max 15 credits per calendar year

Where can I find Washington-approved pesticide applicator continuing education courses?

Certified Training Institute provides online continuing education approved by the Texas Department of Agriculture

Who submits my Washington pesticide applicator continuing education?

Upon completion of your course(s), Certified Training Institute will submit your completed credits to the state for you.

 


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