Georgia Department of Agriculture

Commercial Pesticide Applicator

The Georgia Pesticide Use and Application Act requires any individual use in or supervising of the use of a restricted use pesticide in Georgia to be a licensed applicator. The license is $90 and is renewed every five years.

  • Due to COVID-related complications in shipping and processing, please allow at least six (6) weeks from the date of mailing your Commercial Pesticide Applicator License application to our offices, to the date you receive your license card in the mail.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Licensing and Certification Information:

Application & Exam Registration

Frequently Asked Questions

Pesticide Applicator License Categories

Reciprocal License Application

CEU Requirements

Affidavit Blank Form

Affidavit Instructions

Agriculture Inputs Cheating Policy


Georgia Pesticide Use and Application Act of 1976
Rules of Georgia Pesticide Use and Application Act of 1976

Search Here

Please select from the following options to search for license expiration dates, credit hour status, or a licensed applicator in your area. These links will take you to a page on Kelly Registrations, a private company that maintains a search program not controlled or manage by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. The GDA does furnish data to Kelly Solutions as a member of the public community but assumes no liability and makes no warranties regarding the use of such site or program.

Search by Applicator Last Name

Search by Certified Applicator Number

Search for an Applicator in your City, County, Zip

Search by Category

Other Helpful Information:

Georgia Pest Control Handbook
EPA Registered Pesticides
Georgia Commercial Pesticide Exam Registration and Study Materials
Pesticide Safety Training Materials Order Blank
UGA Extension Publication Store

If you have questions or find erroneous data, please notify the Department by email at or call (404)-656-4958 or mail to:

Georgia Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Inputs - Pesticide Section
19 M.L.K. Jr. Drive, Room 410
Atlanta, GA 30334 


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