Wisconsin Online Pesticide Exam Scheduling

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

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Certification Exam Procedures

Exams are scheduled and administered by:

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (WDATCP)
Pesticide Certification Program
608-224-4548

Self-Study Applicators

  • You must schedule exams in advance with WDATCP (see above) regardless of the test-only site you're attending.
    • Directions to the test-only locations are provided on the website.
  • Exams taken at WDATCP headquarters in Madison are graded immediately. Exams taken at other locations are graded within two weeks from the date of the exam.

Training Session Attendants

  • Contact UW PAT to attend a training session. You do not need to contact WDATCP in advance when registered to attend a training session.
  • The exam is given at the end of the training session and graded within two weeks.

All Commercial Applicators

  • You must have a photo I.D. (e.g., driver's license) and your Social Security Number (not your Social Security card) before WDATCP will issue you an exam.
  • Bring your training manual to the test-only / training site. Complete the Training Registration Form that immediately follows the front cover of the manual.
    • DO NOT remove the Form until instructed to do so by the exam proctor.
    • WDATCP cannot grade your exam or grant you certification until they collect the Form.
  • The minimum passing score if 70%. You may use a calculator, but not your training materials or notes.
  • If you pass the exam, WDATCP will mail you your exam score, certification card, and license application.