Exams and Schools
** The exam registration portal closes 48 hours before the exam date. Please call the office to sign up for the exam and to find out if space is available**
We are resuming in-person exams. Attendance is limited. These exams are only available to those who register, WALK-INS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SIT FOR AN EXAM. Only checks and money orders will be accepted for payment - NO CASH. Testers will need to bring their own pencils and calculators (you cannot use your phone as a calculator). If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, or if you are considered an “at risk” individual, for your safety and for others’, please do not come to the exam. Our inspectors reserve the right to turn you away if you choose not to follow these restrictions. Registration can be found through the link below.
Due to the limited seating capacity of exams, if you are registered for an exam and are unable to attend, you must notify the Pesticide Section at least 48 hours in advance or you will not be eligible to attend another exam for 60 days.
Call NCDA & CS / Pesticide Section (919)733-3556 to confirm what exams are needed. Registration is available online or by phone.
Four pesticide exams are now available in Spanish: Private Applicator, Core, Ornamental and Turf, and Right of Way.
ALL EXAMS BEGIN AT 1 P.M. unless otherwise noted. Exams are also held the second day of each School.
Schools and Manuals are provided by NC State University: