Alabama Pesticide Information

Fumigation Pest Control Commercial Applicator Permit Information.

For Pesticide applicators using fumigants in one or more rooms in a structure or to the entire structure to control and eradicate pests.

Those passing examinations as Branch Supervisors can supervise Branch Offices only. You must pass the examination for Certified Operator to into business for yourself or to supervise services from a main office.

No one will be allowed to take examinations unless he or she has: 1) Been previously approved by the Montgomery office, 2) is on the exam list, 3) has the “approval letter” in hand on the exam day, or 4) has an expired Commercial Applicator Permit for recertification.


Click on the text to link to PDF's, materials and forms. When necessary the link will bring you to the department of Ag Website or to the ACES Store to purchase manuals.


# of Questions
Cost of Exam
Fumigation Pest Control - Certified Operator Exam (or)
Fumigation Pest Control - Branch Supervisor Exam

This Category has different testing availability:

In addition to testing at the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries in Montgomery, Computer-based testing is available for the " Fumigation Pest Control Branch Supervisor Exam Only, (FB)" on a weekly basis at eight testing sites in the state of Alabama. Cost of exams for this method is $125.00 per exam. You may sign up to take the online exams by visiting; once approved, you will receive an approval email from the Alabama Department of Agriculture.

The Fumigation Pest Control Certified Operator Exam (FC), is not available at the online testing sites. For more information contact the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries.


Study Material Required:

80-1-13 Sales and Use of Pesticides

80-10-9 Professional Service Rules

80-5-1 Standards of Assessment of Civil Penalties

Chapter 28 Title 2 Code of Alabama 1975
Suggested Study Manuals: Truman Guide & The Mallis Handbook of Pest Control


Requirements and Other Forms:


Visit the Alabama Department of Ag Industries website for more information related to training, test dates, and any additional requirements needed to become certified.