Pesticide Applicator Certificate

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An individual or company that wants to apply a commercial class pesticide must obtain a pesticide applicator certificate. All pesticide applicator certificates are issued by the Environment, Water and Climate Change. Pesticide applicator certificates are available for the following classes:

  • Class A - Agricultural 
  • Class B - Mosquito and Biting Fly Control 
  • Class C-1 - Structural
  • Class C-2 - Structural Fumigation
  • Class D - Seed/Seed Piece Treatment 
  • Class E - Landscape 
  • Class F-1 - Forestry Herbicides
  • Class F-2 - Reforestation
  • Class G - Greenhouse 
  • Class H - Soil Fumigation 
  • Class I - Other

What are the requirements?

To get a pesticide applicator certificate, you must:

What are the fees?

$75. There is no HST. 

Payments may be made by cash, cheque or credit card. Make cheques payable to the Minister of Finance.

When does the licence expire?

Certificates are valid for a maximum period of five years.

How do I renew my certificate?

An agricultural class pesticide applicator certificate (Class A) can be renewed by completing a written exam or by participating in the Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Program

All other classes of pesticide applicator certificates (Class B - H) can only be renewed by re-writing and successfully completing the exam. 

Are training courses available?

Yes, but only if you want an agricultural class pesticide applicator certificate (Class A). Information regarding training sessions for individuals seeking certification to use agricultural pesticides is available at: Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Course (CEC)

Training manuals are available for download at: Training Materials for Pesticide Applicators.

Who can I contact for more information?

Thane Clarke (Pesticide Management Program Specialist)
Jones Building, 4th Floor
11 Kent Street
Charlottetown, PEI  
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5599
Fax: (902) 368-5830

Date de publication : 
le 26 Février 2021
Environnement, Énergie et Action climatique

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Ministère de l'Environnement, Énergie et Action climatique 
Immeuble Jones, 4e étage
11, rue Kent
C.P. 2000
Charlottetown (Î.-P.-É.) C1A 7N8

Téléphone : 902-368-5044
Sans frais : 1-866-368-5044
Télécopieur : 902-368-5830
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