UPDATED Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Due to COVID-19, WDATCP is extending certifications that expire from

January 31, 2020 through November 30, 2021 to December 31, 2021.

If this extension does not apply to you, a new Online Temporary Certification is available and expires December 31, 2021. Please visit https://patstore.wisc.edu for details and registration.


  1. Manuals are $30 and available through the following options:
    1. Online: https://patstore.wisc.edu
    2. Mail-order form: https://go.wisc.edu/patbook and send it with a check.
    3. In-person: Call Fond du Lac Extension office at 920-929-3173 for availability. Masks are required.


  1. Extension will not conduct in-persontraining sessions this winter.
  2. Online training is now available through May 14, 2021.
    1. Details and registration at https://patstore.wisc.edu
  3. Farmers without online access must take the self-study option, requiring a 70% pass rate.


  1. Online:An online test is available for temporary certification expiring December 31, 2021.
    1. Details and registration at https://patstore.wisc.edu
  2. In-person: Extension Fond du Lac County will offer in-person testing only for individuals that don’t have online access. Call for availability and additional requirements. Walk-in testing is NOT available.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email katie.gindt@wisc.edu or call 920.929.3173.