Pesticide Licensing & Registration

 

 

 

PEST CONTROL OPERATOR LICENSING & REGISTRATION

 

Pest Control Operators in the state of California must be licensed by the state and registered in the county (or counties) in which they operate.

 

There are three categories of Pest Control Operators:  Agricultural Pest Control Operator,  Structural Pest Control Operator,  Maintenance Gardener

 

Information on becoming licensed or certified in one of these areas is available on the California Department of Pesticide Regulations website.  Exam schedules, forms, lists of currently licensed operators as well as other types of information can be found there.

 

 

Agricultural Pest Control Operator

 

To register as an Agricultural Pest Control Operator in Tehama County you will need the following:

  • Pest Control Business County Registration form (click to open)
  • A copy of your Qualified Applicator License or Qualified Applicator Certificate
  • A copy of your business license
  • A copy of your equipment list
  • $20.00 fee (we do not accept credit cards)

 

 

Structural Pest Control Operator

 

To register as a Structural Pest Control Operator, you will need the following:  

  • Either Registration for Branch 1  - Structural Fumigation Or Registration for Structural Pest Control Business Branch 2&3
  • Equipment List
  • $10.00 fee

 

 

Maintenance Gardener

 

To register as a Maintenance Gardener (maintenance gardeners = those who do pest control work that is incidental to the operator’s main or maintenance activities – must obtain a Qualified Applicator Certificate), you will need the following:  

  • Pest Control Business County Registration form
  • A copy of your Qualified Applicator Certificate
  • $20.00 fee

 

 

Additional Categories

 

Additional categories of Pest Control work requiring county registration:

Agricultural pest Control Advisor, you will need:  

 

Pest Control Aircraft Pilot, you will need: