How To Get a NJDEP Pesticide License    

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How to become a Licensed Pest Control Professional in New Jersey.


Everyone looking to become a Licensed Pest Control Professional in the state of New Jersey MUST take the Basic Pesticide Training Course.  You can register for this course by clicking HERE  


Once you have attended the Basic Pesticide Training Course in order to get an NJ DEP Pesticide Operators License, you need to mail in your Certificate of Attendance along with the Application for NJ DEP Pesticide Operator License to the address on the form.  Details on how to submit your paperwork can be found HERE


If you are looking to get your NJ DEP Pesticide Applicators License, then you will need to take the CORE Exam with the NJ DEP.  Instructions on how to schedule and exam can be found HERE.  


Need Additional Category Classes in order to work towards your Pesticide Applicators License (Commercial / Household or Landscape)?     All of our upcoming classes are posted on our website.  You can click HERE to see all that we have to offer. 


Need a manual to study for your upcoming exam?  They are available from the Rutgers Extension Offices.  Click HERE for details.



For Additional Assistance, Please Contact The NJDEP


NJ DEP Website Links

NJDEP Website

Reciprocal Licensing

Pesticide Training Manuals

Pesticide Business Licensing

Pay For Your License Online

Look Up Your License Invoice Number

Beekeeper Notification

Pesticide Control Code


DEP Licensing Process - (609) 984-6507

General DEP Questions - (609) 984-6507

Schedule Your Exam with the DEP - (609) 984-6614


NJ DEP Contact Info

Questions related to courses should be emailed to

Please visit the NJDEP website for periodic updates of invoice numbers and credits.


Exams & Licensing

Grant, Tiana - 609-292-4911

Tangie Hunter – 609-984-6893


Pesticide Exams, Licensing, and Products

Chief - Conti, Patricia - 609-984-6868 -

Pesticide Unit Supervisor - Taroco, Joanne - 609-777-1009 -

Reciprocal and Pesticide Business Licensing – Joanne Taroco - 609-777-1009 –

Product Registration and Pesticide Operators - Strano, Brittney - 609-984-6652 -

Pesticide Exams – Andrea Wagner - 609-9846614 -

Continuing Education – Andrea Wagner - 609-984-6614  -