Reciprocating from another state?
South Carolina offers reciprocal licensing with 13 states. This means that applicators in any of these 13 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.
South Carolina holds Reciprocal Agreements with the following states:
|Arkansas||1A, 1B, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10|
|Florida||All Categories except 7A and 7B|
|Georgia||All Categories except 7A and 7B|
|Mississippi||Non-Commercial, Private (Commercial - Core only)|
|New Jersey||All Categories|
|North Carolina||All Categories except 11(Must have both P and W Phase to obtain a reciprocal license in 7A)|
All Categories (Must have both 7A & 7B to obtain reciprocal license in 7A)
(Must have both 3A & 3B to obtain reciprocal license in Cat 3)
The following items are REQUIRED to be submitted in order to receive a reciprocal license from South Carolina:
- Application for Reciprocal License
- Evidence of Financial Responsibility Form
- Reciprocal License Affidavit Form
- Send a copy of the current license from the reciprocating state
- Licensing fee
Note: If you are also applying for a category 7A pesticide business license and/or DCA license, you may also need the following:
If your state is not included in 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.