Operator License3

You've taken your Basic Pesticide Training Class, now its time to submit your application to become an NJDEP Licensed Pesticide Operator.    


Complete The Application for NJ DEP Operator License Form VPA-028 .

Click Here to Download Application

NJDEP Website Information about Pesticide Operators License

Click Here to View Imporant information about being a Pesticide Operator.

Did your company change the Responsible Certified Applicator on Staff? 

No Problem, just submit this form to the NJDEP to have it updated.

Click Here to Download Form


If you, as an Operator, change employers, you MUST re-take the Basic Pesticide Training Course.

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 pestcertcourses@dep.nj.gov.

Please visit the NJDEP website www.pcpnj.org 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 - trish.conti@dep.nj.gov

Pesticide Unit Supervisor - Taroco, Joanne - 609-777-1009 - Joanne.Taroco@dep.nj.gov

Reciprocal and Pesticide Business Licensing – Joanne Taroco - 609-777-1009 – Joanne.Taroco@dep.nj.gov

Product Registration and Pesticide Operators - Strano, Brittney - 609-984-6652 - Brittney.Strano@dep.nj.gov

Pesticide Exams – Andrea Wagner - 609-9846614 - Andrea.Wagner@dep.nj.gov

Continuing Education – Andrea Wagner - 609-984-6614  -  PestCertCourses@dep.nj.gov