Alabama Pesticide Safety Education

Pesticide Safety Education Program
Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What kind of permit do I need?
  2. Who do I contact to get a commercial permit?
  3. Who do I contact to get a private permit?
  4. What are testing dates for a commercial permit?
  5. How many points (CEUs) do I have and when does my permit expire
  6. Where can I get study materials to study for the test?
  7. What is required to claim Reciprocity from another state?


  1. What kind of permit do I need?
  2. Who do I contact to get a commercial permit?
  3. How do I get a private permit?
    • For a Private Applicator License, see the Alabama Pesticide Safety Education page linked here. Options 1, 2, and 3 explain the different methods offered.
  4. When is testing or training offered for a commercial permit?
  5. How many points (CEUs) do I have and when does my license expire?
  6. Where can I get study materials to study for the test?
    • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Study materials can be found here.
    • Private Applicator Study Materials see here.
  7. What is required to claim Reciprocity from another state?
    • Alabama has developed reciprocal agreements with eight (8) other states to allow applicators certified in those states to obtain an Alabama permit without being tested . Those states are: ™Georgia, ™Florida, ™Indiana, ™Louisiana, ™Mississippi, ™Ohio, ™South Carolina and ™Tennessee. All other states must contact the Department of Ag for further information.

 

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Highlighted Publications

Alabama Pest Management Handbook Vol. 1 (ANR-0500-A)

Alabama Pest Management Handbook Vol. 2 (ANR-0500-B)


State & Federal Agencies

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries (ADAI)

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)

Alabama Poison Center