University of Florida

Limited Lawn & Ornamental
License & Test Information

This certification, also known as the Limited L & O license is available only to employees on private property (in-house maintenance crews) and employees of government agencies who make pesticide applications to the turf and ornamental areas of the property.

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This certification requires a passing grade (75%) on the exam. This certification must be renewed every 4 years either by testing or with 4 CEU's.

We provide testing the first Wednesday of the month. For paper exams arrive before 9 AM, for computer exams register here.

Fees

Cost of test: Cost of license: Cost of renewal:
$150 Free $25 every 4 years

Renewal

CEUs needed for license renewal: Renewal period:
  • 4 CEUs are required
  • Any combination of Lawn & Ornamental CEUs and 482 Core CEUs is acceptable.
  • Every 4 Years

Note: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit) equals 50 minutes of classroom time. This is a State of Florida certification issued by the Bureau of Licensing and Enforcement, a division of Agricultural Environmental Services. If you need more information, or have a problem call the Bureau by phone at 850-617-7997 or by fax at 850-617-7892 Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM.

Study Materials

The exam study manuals are:

You will also need:

These exam study manuals are available from the IFAS Bookstore in Gainesville, either by ordering online or by calling 1-800-226-1764. If you order with a credit card, you should receive the books within 4-5 days. The links above go directly to the manuals themselves.