Non-Commercial Applicator Licensing
If you apply any herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, or other pesticides to another person’s property as part of your job and you are a federal or state government employee, you are a Non-Commercial Applicator.
You must pass the same exams as required for Commercial Applicators. You are not required to carry the same financial responsibility as Commercial Applicators.
Exam Information for SC Applicator's License
- 2013 Exam Schedule (23kb, pdf)
- 2014 Exam Schedule (98kb, pdf)
- Exam Pre-Registration Form (15kb, pdf)
- Exam Study Material Order Form (100kb, pdf)
- Order Exam Study Materials Online
Pre-Registration and Fee Information
Examinees must prepay and pre-register no less than two weeks prior to the exam session. You will not be allowed to take the exam without pre-registering. Personnel at exam sessions will not accept payment. If you have already passed the core exam in a previous exam session, you may take additional category exams at the session you have pre-registered for.
Make your check or money order payable to Clemson University and mail to:Exam Registration
Department of Pesticide Regulation
511 Westinghouse Road
Pendleton, SC 29670
Do not send cash. Cash will not be accepted.
Core Exam and one category $100.00
Core only $75.00
Each additional categories $50.00
Categories 12A, 12B, and 12D $50.00
Dealer Exam $50.00
Bona fide students may pay a reduced fee of $38.00 for the core exam and one category; $50.00 for additional each additional categories. Students must show proof of current student status.