Notice to Customers

Update August 4, 2023: Memorandum from Commissioner Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M.  to Commercial Applicator Licensees/Certification Holders concerning license period. 

Update June 30, 2023:  The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is extending some deadlines for pesticide applicators.

Private pesticide applicator certifications that were due to expire June 30 will be extended for 90 days, remaining valid until Oct. 2, 2023.

For commercial pesticide applicators certified in service categories C01-C14, and C16, the deadline for completing continuing education credits (CEUs) for the three year period that ran from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, has also been extended for 90 days. Commercial applicator CEUs for this time period must now be completed by Oct. 2, 2023.

Migrating data is taking longer than expected and we don’t want that process to negatively affect customers. We have reached out to retailers and wholesalers to let them know of these extensions.

We appreciate you for working with us through this challenge. If you have any questions,  please contact the Pesticides Section at the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (615) 837-5148.

The Pesticide Section within the Tennessee Department of Agriculture works with commercial and private applicators, pesticide manufacturers and dealers, structural pest control operators, farmers, landscapers, and others to ensure regulations are followed for public safety. The section also registers pesticides and certifies applicators.

For More Information

Call (615) 837-5148

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