The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Office of Pesticide Services is collaborating with the Virginia Pest Management Association (VPMA) to offer pesticide applicators additional opportunities to take Commercial Applicator and Registered Technician tests. VPMA has made the following dates and locations for in-person testing available:

October 28, 2020

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel

777 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510

October 29, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Midlothian

1021 Koger Center Blvd., Richmond, VA 23235

November 12, 2020

Roanoke Higher Education

108 Jefferson St., Roanoke, VA 24016

TBD - Week of January 11, 2021


Pesticide applicators who have completed all required coursework and have received a VDACS Notice of Authorization may schedule their exam at any Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle Customer Service Center or at one of the aforementioned in-person testing sites. 

Pesticide applicators should register for a testing session as soon as possible as testing capacity may be limited to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols.

Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions web page for more information on any of these upcoming testing sessions.