County Testing Sites

Not all County Extension Offices are able to provide the Private Applicator Certification exam. Below is a list of participating counties that are providing the Private exam. Although you do need to purchase the training materials, you do not have to pay for the exam when taking the exam at a County Extension.

Exams at County testing sites are by appointment ONLY. Please contact the participating County Extension Office below to find out test dates/times and to reserve a seat.

The private company Pearson Vue also provides the Private Applicator test. To set up a Pearson Vue account, schedule a test or find a testing center near you – https://home.pearsonvue.com/wi/agriculture

When taking the exam through Pearson Vue:

  • You still need to purchase a training manual at the PAT Store.
  • Pearson Vue provides your test results right after the exam and your certification will be sent to you via email within 3 business days.
  • The exam costs $45.
  • You need a score of 70% or greater to pass. Attending a training does not reduce passing score.
  • A copy of your manual will be embedded in the on-screen test. Pearson Vue does not allow printed manuals to be used while testing.

The following counties are providing the Private Certification exam by Appointment ONLY. You must make an appointment. Testing time will be set by the specific county. County Extension Office contact information is listed.

Participating CountyCounty Extension Site
AdamsWeb Site – (608) 339-4237
BarronWeb Site – (715) 537-6256
BayfieldWeb Site – (715) 373-6104
BrownWeb Site – (920) 391-4654
BuffaloWeb Site – (608) 685-6256
ChippewaWeb Site – (715) 726-7950
ColumbiaWeb Site – (608) 742-9688
ClarkWeb Site – (715) 743-5121
CrawfordWeb Site – (608) 326-0223
DaneWeb Site – (608) 224-3704
DoorWeb Site – (920) 746-2260
DunnWeb Site – (715) 232-1636
DodgeWeb Site – (920) 386-3790
Eau ClaireWeb Site – (715) 839-4712
FlorenceWeb Site – (715) 528-4480
Fond du LacWeb Site – (920) 929-3170
GreenWeb Site – (608) 328-9440
GrantWeb Site – (608) 723-2125
JeffersonWeb Site – (920) 674-7297
JuneauWed Site – (608) 847-9212
KewauneeWeb Site – (920) 388-7141
LangladeWeb Site – (715) 627-6236
La CrosseWeb Site – (608) 785-9593
ManitowocWeb Site – (920) 683-4183
MarathonWeb Site – (715) 261-1230
MarinetteWeb Site – (715) 732-7510
OneidaWeb Site – (715) 365-2750
OutagamieWeb Site – (920) 832-1859
OzaukeeWeb Site – (262) 284-8288
PierceWeb Site – (715) 273-6781
PolkWeb Site – (715) 485-8600
PortageWeb Site – (715) 346-1316
RacineWeb Site – (262) 767-2929
RichlandWeb Site – (608) 647-6148
RockWeb Site – (608) 757-5066
SaukWeb Site – (608) 355-3251
SheboyganWeb Site – (920) 459-5904
St. CroixWeb Site – (715) 531-1930
TaylorWeb Site – (715) 748-3327
TrempealeauWeb Site – (715) 538-2311
VernonWeb Site – (608) 637-5276
WalworthWeb Site – (262) 741-4963
WashingtonWeb Site – (262) 335-4477
WaukeshaWeb Site – (262) 548-7770
WinnebagoWeb Site – (920) 232-1970
WoodWeb Site – (715) 421-8440