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Licensing Overview

What type of license do you need?

If you are an individual, follow the decision tree below to learn which license is right for your situation. Click on your choice to find more information.

  • For a description of commercial, limited commercial, and public applicator license categories, click here.
  • If you are seeking a license for your business, click here (information in bottom tabs).
  • If you need information about training technicians, click here.
  • If you already hold a license in Colorado and need information about re-certification, click here.
  • If you need a reciprocal license, click here (information in bottom tabs).
  • If you need non-registered applicator training, click here.

CDA issues all pesticide applicator licenses, you can contact them at (303) 869-9063 or by email.

If you have questions about licensing, please call us!
(970) 491-6027

Review the flow chart to learn more about applicator license types and/or categories

This flow chart was created with the information found in the Colorado Department of Agriculture’s “Licensing and Examination Guide” (PDF).

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