University of Florida

Irrigation License Process

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Florida Pesticide
Licensing, Testing, & CEUs

The State of Florida requires that most professionals that apply pesticides as part of their job be certified to legally apply ANY pesticides (even Round-Up). Who must be certified and the type of certification required depends on the type of chemicals used, the site of application and the role of the applicator.

For specific information select one of the pesticide licenses listed below . Each link provides details on obtaining and renewing a specific certification. Included are details about any necessary study manuals, study guides, if any, and the costs of the testing and renewal.

NEW - Fertilizer License (Limited Certification For Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer)


Agriculture Animal

Agriculture Row Crop

Agriculture Tree Crop

Aquatic Pesticide

Forest Pesticide

Limited Commercial Landscape Maint.

Limited Lawn & Ornamental

Limited Structural

Natural Areas

Ornamental & Turf

Pest Control Operator

Private Applicator

Public Health


Soils & Greenhouse


Commercial Horticulture

Pesticide Testing

Pesticide exams are offered the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Starting January 2014, the pesticide exam day will be changed to the first Wednesday of the month. For more info or to schedule contact Bob Albanese (727) 582-2081