In Illinois, those who apply pesticides must:
- be at least 16 years of age;
- be a resident of Illinois;
- pass a written exam; and
- pay a fee.
Pesticide applicators must renew their licenses every three years.
For more information, contact:Illinois Department of Agriculture
801 E. Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702-1813
Phone: 217.782.2172, Fax: 217.785.4505