Notifications for Pesticide Applicators

Private Pesticide Applicator Course Offered Virtually | Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

The Pesticide Safety Education Program at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a statewide online 2020-2021 Private pesticide applicator Continuing Instruction Course on Jan. 20 from 9-11:30 a.m.

Private pesticide applicators needing to attend a 2020-2021 P-CIC program should contact their county extension office to preregister. The cost of the program is $20.00.

Virtual P-CIC programs dates:

  • Jan. 20 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Feb. 11 from 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Feb. 18 from 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Mar. 1 from 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Mar. 16 from 7-9:30 p.m.
  • Apr. 6 from 7-9:30 p.m.
  • Apr. 12 from 1-3:30 p.m


Distribution of restricted use pesticides to certified applicators

Compliance guidance for previously certified commercial applicators in response to Covid-19 | 3/26/20

Compliance guidance for first-time commercial applicators in response to Covid-19 | 4/13/20

Pesticide applicator certification FAQs | Updated 4/1/20

Pesticide Applicator Testing at College Test Centers

Alternate test sites | Updated 2/12/21

Instructions for obtaining a user name and password for Quia testing

Pesticide Applicator Testing at IDALS Test Sites

Pre-register for in-person pesticide applicator testing

Change or cancel a registration

Check the results of my applicator exam


Online Pesticide Applicator Testing

Private applicator exam

Core practice exam

Commercial applicator exams - Coming soon

Continuing Instruction Courses for Applicators

Commercial pesticide applicator information

Private pesticide applicator information