Pesticide Management Program3/26/2021, E-License, a new online licensing service, is live and accepting certification applications for Pesticide/Arborist Business Registrations, Pesticide Operators, Dealers, Supervisors, and Private Applicators. Follow the links to the specific credential you are interested in for instructions on submitting an application. Please use the online system for those credentials as we will no longer be accepting paper applications by mail. We hope you like the convenience of this new system. If you are having any trouble, please email us for assistance.
Effective 10/31/2020, Supervisor Exams are suspended, we are working towards an online solution that we hope to have up and running this winter. Junior Operator exams will continue be administered in an online format. Private Applicator Exams will soon be available in an online format. Applications may be submitted through the new online system starting 3/11/2021, you will be given your test date and time by email. Any questions or concerns can be directed to: DEEP.PesticideProgram@ct.gov
4/14/2020, List N: Disinfectants for use against SARS-CoV-2. EPA has updated the content on List N and frequently asked questions about disinfectants related to coronavirus. Please read the label before use and follow all directions. Make sure your products are on the list and registered with the EPA. Any questions may directed to DEEP.PesticideProgram@ct.gov
The main goal of the Pesticide Management Program is to prevent adverse human health or environmental effects from the misuse of pesticides.
Certification & Training:
Certification/ Registration Look-up:
- Integrated pest management (IPM) - IPM is promoted as a method to achieve high quality pest control while reducing pesticide impacts.
- Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Management (PDF)
- Other Sources of Information about Pesticides
Golf Course Annual Fee
Section 22a-54a of the Connecticut General Statutes establishes an annual fee for golf courses which have a course length of greater than 1,000 yards. This fee must be paid to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection no later than December 31 of each year. Each golf course fee payment ($250.00) must be accompanied by a completed Golf Course Fee Payment Form (Word Form; PDF Form).
Useful Telephone Contacts
- Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222
- DEEP 24-hour Emergency Spill Reporting: (860) 424-3338
- Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station: (203) 974-8500
For more information, please contact the Pesticide Management Program at (860) 424-3369, Deep.PesticideProgram@ct.gov or write to:
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance
Pesticide Management Program
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Content Last Updated April 8, 2021