Continuing Education

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Approved and pending continuing education courses

Certification and Training Regulations Update - Visit this page for more information about 2024 regulation changes.

Contact CE

Mail CE applications to:

Department of Pesticide Regulation
P.O. Box 1379
Sacramento, California 95812

For questions, please email or call 916-603-7792.

Licensing News

Letter to Licensees and Continuing Education Sponsors Regarding Assembly Bill 1480, PDF – Details changes to sections of the California Food and Agricultural Code (2018) and DPR enforcement actions for violations that compromised the integrity of the Licensing and Certification Program.

License Holders

Licenses and certificates cannot be renewed unless the holder has completed certain minimum CE hours focused on pesticides or pest management within each valid two-year license or certificate period.

DPR does not track CE hours obtained by license and certificate holders. License and certificate holders are required to keep records of attendance hours. These records may be requested by DPR at any time.

For more information, contact the Licensing Program at or by phone at 916-445-4038.

CE Course Sponsors

CE sponsors must submit a $45 fee, the appropriate CE application, and all required application materials. All courses must be approved before they take place. Additional fees are not required for course dates and locations when the same DPR-approved agenda is presented. Sponsors may request additional dates using the "Continuing Education Additional Course Date Request" form. Changes to an approved course must be submitted to

Forms and Templates for CE Course Sponsors

Resources for CE course sponsors

For Continuing Education Sponsors, please contact:
Continuing Education Program