Pesticide Exam Information

Are you ready to take the certification exam?  Have you studied the appropriate materials? Do you know which exam or exams you need to become certified or licensed?  Are you 18 or older? If so, you may continue reading about how to sign up for exams. All exams are given by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets.  To take any of these exams, you must register by contacting the Certification & Training coordinator at least 2 days in advance at 802.828.3479

• All exams are CLOSED BOOK
• Please bring a calculator
• Please bring a current, state-issued, picture ID (required)

There is no cost to sit for (take) exams, however there are re-take fees for failed exams and fees for obtaining certification are required.  For individuals that fail exams, a $25 re-take exam fee will be assessed.

Exam Re-takes: An individual that fails (score of less than 75%) an exam can re-take it, but there are waiting periods. A first failure has a one week waiting period; a second failure of the same exam has a 28-day waiting period; a a third failure of the same exam has a one year (365 day) waiting period. Retake fees are required at each re-take exam.  Passing scores of exams are valid for 365 days.

Exams are offered in Brattleboro, Rutland, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, Derby, Williston and Montpelier. Directions to each location are on page 2 of this exam schedule: 2019 schedule

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory               802.522.3502
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                            802.828.2433
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431