Bureau of Pesticide Control: Licensing and Registrations
NJDEP PESTICIDE LICENSING
2024 PESTICIDE LICENSE RENEWAL INFORMATION
Based on the availability of in-person recertification classes, the Department will NOT be extending CEU online exceptions granted during the COVID-19 public health emergency into the 2023 licensing year.
ATTENTION PRIVATE APPLICATORS
You are responsible for processing your $0.00 invoice online. Do not mail your invoice to the Department for processing. Failure to process the $0.00 fee will prevent a license from being created or mailed.
Online Payments and Reports
Use Online Reports for Pesticide License status reports, Product Registration information, Recertification Course offerings, and Invoices.
Use online payment links below to pay invoice fees:
Click the General Information link to access webpages specific to pesticide licenses, product registration, and recertification courses. Click the Pesticide Licensing Forms link to access the required forms for initial licensing and updating your license information.
All applicators are required to earn 8 Core credits and 16 credits per category by the end of their 5-year recertification period. Check your credits and look for courses using the links below.
Beekeeper Notification and Registration
Check the list below before your next pesticide application to identify nearby bee yards. For more information about Beekeeper Notification see N.J.A.C. 7:30-9.11.
Use the links below to answer questions about pesticide product registration and renewal. The Application for the Initial Registration of a Pesticide Product is now a webform (click first link below) and replaces forms VPX-014A & VPX-014B. ALSTAR system subscribers do not have to submit the initial product registrations by using this webform.
Exams and Training Classes
Click the link below to access information and application materials for Aquatic and Mosquito/Fly permits.
All exams are offered through Rutgers University. Access the Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Registration (PACER) portal at pacer.rutgers.edu
What We Do
The Licensing and Registrations section of the Bureau of Pesticide Control performs the required administrative process functions to meet the licensing and/or certification program demands:
- Reviews and processes applications
- Issues certifications, licenses, permits and registrations
- Tracks individual continuing education credits
- Performs customer assistance, educational outreach, and training
- Provides automated online reports and payment procedures