Important Information regarding Certified Applicator Licensing and Examinations
Once your application and fee is submitted, it will be processed by TDA staff in the order received. Staff availability and workload impact the processing time.
If your application is incomplete, you will be sent a letter advising you of the deficiency and providing guidance on how to resolve the issue. If your application is complete, you will be sent a letter giving you instructions for scheduling the exams. Once processed, you will be scheduling the required exams.
Obtaining Study Materials:
Study materials for license exams may be purchased from Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Extension Agricultural and Environmental Safety Program
P.O. Drawer FS,
College Station, Texas 77841
Important Note on Examinations for new applicants:
One must pass both the General Standards examination AND a category examination to obtain a Certified Applicator license. Each exam is valid for one year. For example, if you pass General on 1/1/2014, you must pass a category exam by 12/31/2014.
If you currently hold a Certified Applicator License and are adding a category, you are not required to re-take the General Standards Exam.
To continue to the online application click the link below: