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Certified Pesticide Applicator and Registered Technician Exams

Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Division - Statewide Certification Online Examination Schedule

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) offers Certified Pesticide Applicator and Registered Technician paper-based exams at multiple locations throughout the state. The exam schedule varies statewide to allow applicants an opportunity to take the exam at a time and location that is closest or most convenient. You will schedule your appointment through the self-service link at . Using an interactive map of Michigan (see sample map below), you can quickly locate available exam sessions by county then register for an exam by typing in your name and daytime telephone number. It's quick, easy, and you can print a confirmation from the site and also receive an electronic confirmation if you provide an e-mail address.


Seating is limited so you must schedule an appointment.

Image - Example of map of Michigan with counties highlighted for exam schedules