Pesticide Private Applicator Training
For detailed information regarding the Pesticide Private Applicator License, click here to visit the Texas Department of Agriculture’s webpage. You can find information on licensing requirements, training, testing, and recertification.
Online Texas Private Applicator Training Course
To access the online Texas Private Applicator Training Course, please visithttps://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/index.cfm/productDetails/ProductID/1730/.
General Information on the TDA Private Pesticide Applicator License
If you have misplaced your renewal notice you can contact TDA and ask them to resend another invoice by calling (877) 542-2474. Your license will expire on the 5 year anniversary of when you received your license. During the 5 years you must get 15 hours of continuing education units of which 2 hours must be in laws and regulations and 2 hours in integrated pest management. The remaining 11 hours can be in general or any category including IPM or L&R.
You must maintain the CEU certificates on file for one year following renewal of your license, in case of an audit by TDA. License renewal fees increase after 90 days and 120 days following renewal. 2015 renewal fees are (0-90days – $60, 90-120 days $90, 120-365 days – $120). If your license is expired for over one year you must contact TDA to get renewed.
If you would like to know of CEU opportunities outside of your county, you may contact the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension offices in neighboring counties or go to the TDA website at: http://ceusearch.texasagriculture.gov/ . Individuals may receive up to 10 hours of CEU’s online.
Record Keeping Requirements
Record Keeping Forms