Florida Pesticide License: Aquatic

The Florida Aquatic Pesticide License is available either as a Public certification, for those applicators that apply herbicides to bodies of water and that work for federal, state, county or municipal public agencies, or as a Commercial certification for contractors for aquatic pesticide work.

The Florida Aquatic Pesticide Certification Exam requires a passing grade (70%), and a passing grade (70%) on the General Standards (CORE) Exam. This certification must be renewed every 4 years either by testing or with 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Contact the County Extension Office in your county to determine the dates and times of pesticide testing.

  • Costs
  • Renewal
  • Study Materials
Testing Free
License Application $100 for Public category,  $250 for Commercial category
License Renewal $100 for Public category,  $250 for Commercial category

The Renewal period is every 4 years. 20 total Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are needed for renewal:

  • 16 CEUs in the Aquatic category

    plus
  • 4 CEUs in the CORE category.

Note: 1 CEU equals 50 minutes of classroom time.

This is a State of Florida certification issued by the Bureau of Licensing and Enforcement, a division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). If you need more information or have a problem, call the Bureau at 850-617-7997, 8:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.

These study manuals are available from the IFAS Bookstore in Gainesville, either by ordering online or by calling 1-800-226-1764. Credit card orders should arrive in 4-5 days.

See Aquatic Math Study Guide here and answers here and here.



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Contact
  • Polk County
    Extension Service

    1702 Hwy 17 S
    Bartow, FL  33831-9005
    (863) 519-8677 x 102
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Polk Extension Service
1702 Hwy 17 S
Bartow, Fl., 33831-9005
863-519-8677 phone
863-534-0001 fax
Business hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Days open: Monday – Friday

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