Pesticide Section - Exam at Testing Centers
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Remotely Proctored Exams and Exams at Testing Centers

NOTE: Remotely Proctored Exams are available.  All examinees at all exam sites will be required to be 18 years of age and present a government-issued photo ID showing the date of their birth.

NOTE: January 1, 2023 - a new Category 5 (Aquatic Pest Management) Exam will be administered. Please contact Purdue Pesticide Programs (765-494-4566) to purchase a new manual.

  1. Where are the testing center locations?

    INDIANA: Testing centers are being added on a regular basis. Please visit: to see the most current list. Testing sites are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There may not be a testing site in your immediate area.

  2. What is the process, and what are the exam fees?

    First, you must register for an account at After setting up an account, you can sign up for any exam. The entire process takes only a few minutes and can be done entirely online.

  3. How do I sign up for an exam?

    1. Online:
    2. Telephone: 1-877-533-2900 (leave a message)

  4. Remotely proctored exams are available. Review these instructions to see if you are a candidate for these "at home" remotely proctored exams: 
    - Remote Proctored Exam Instructions (pdf, 95kb)

  5. Study manuals can be ordered here:

  6. NOTE: No exam may be attempted more than three (3) times in any twelve (12) month period. The twelve (12) month period shall commence on the date the first examination failure occurs.