Licensing

When licensing is not needed

  • When applying pesticides, other than Restricted Use Pesticides (RUPs), to property owned by you or your employer
  • Applications of general use pesticides by public employees with non-powered equipment, except on school properties
  • Advising others on general use pesticides
  • Applying pesticides as a part of landscape maintenance under specific conditions

When licensing is needed

  • Buying, applying, or supervising the use of RUPs
  • Advising others on the use of RUPs
  • Applying pesticides to someone else’s property (private or public land)
  • Applying pesticides as a public employee using machine-powered equipment and/or applying RUPs
  • Applying pesticides on school properties​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Resources

Aerial Pesticide Applicator Licensing Guide

Aerial licensing handout

Pesticide Licensing Guide for Oregon

Explains pesticide licensing, certification, license types and categories, record keeping, exams, training, and related information. Oregon Pesticide Licensing Guide

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Con​tact

Colton Bond
Pesticide Registration & Certification Specialist
Phone: 503-986-6485
Erin Fitch
Pesticide User Certification & Licensing Assistant
Phone: 503-986-4563
Laurie Gordon
Pesticide User Certification & Licensing Specialist
Phone: 541-617-6097
Rose Kachadoorian
Pesticide Registration & Certification Leader
Phone: 503-986-4651
Gilbert Uribe
Pesticide Registration & Certification Specialist
Phone: 503-986-4752

​​License renewals

Secure fax number: 503-986-4746​​​

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