University of Florida

Limited Certification for
Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer

The Limited Certification For Urban Landscape Commercial Fertilizer (fertilizer license) is REQUIRED by the State of Florida as of January 21, 2014. For more information you can contact the Bureau of Licensing and Enforcement at (850) 617-7997.

You must first obtain a Green Industry Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) certificate before you can apply for the fertilizer license. You have to take a GI-BMP class and pass the test to obtain the certificate. You may also take this class online (no CEUs provided).

Once you have your GI-BMP certificate click here for an online fertilizer application. If you have any problems call FDACS at 850-617-7997.

RENEWAL INFORMATION: You need 4 CEUs every 4 years. 2 CEUs must be in the FERTILIZER category and the other 2 in 482 CORE.

RENEWAL FEE: $25