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Private Applicator Renewal Registry
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Private Applicator Registry

Renew Private Pesticide Licenses expiring 3/31/2021

Welcome to the Ohio Department of Agriculture Private Renewal site for renewing private applicators.

Requirements for renewing a Private License:

Your private pesticide applicator license will expire every three years on March 31st. Before the license expires, you will need to:

  1. Pay a $30 license fee to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
  2. Obtain 3 hours of recertification training, or retest. Recertification training is available through OSU Extension county programs. For a listing of programs, visit https://pested.osu.edu/privaterecert or your county OSU Extension office.
You will receive a renewal letter in the mail from ODA before your license expires reminding you to renew and attend recertification training.

The recertification training requirements are:
  • 1 hour of Core required;
  • + 1/2 hour in each category on applicator license required;
  • + additional time in any category (after completing 1 hour of core and each category requirement);
  • = 3 hours of time for recertification

For opportunities to obtain recertification credits, please see the following link:
Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Programs