Reciprocal Licensing

South Carolina offers reciprocal licensing with 12 states.  This means that applicators in any of these 12 states who hold a license in an equivalent category (or categories) to South Carolina may obtain a South Carolina Pesticide Applicator’s License by filling out the Application for Reciprocal License and paying the applicable fee.

If your state is not included our reciprocity list and you would like to inquire about establishing a Reciprocity Agreement with South Carolina, please contact your state’s agency head and refer them to our main office at 864.646.2150.

The following are REQUIRED to be submitted in order to receive a reciprocal license from South Carolina:


SC Reciprocity List (30kb, pdf)

South Carolina Certification Categories

South Carolina Pesticide Control Act

Rules & Regulations for the Enforcement of the SC Pesticide Control Act (315kb, pdf)