What is Pesticide License?

Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests. The term pesticide includes all of the following: herbicide, insecticides (which may include insect growth regulators, termiticides, etc.) nematicide, molluscicide, piscicide, avicide, rodenticide, bactericide, insect repellent, animal repellent, antimicrobial, and fungicide. The most common of these are herbicides which account for approximately 80% of all pesticide use. Most pesticides are intended to serve as plant protection products (also known as crop protection products), which in general, protect plants from weeds, fungi, or insects. As an example, the fungus Alternaria solani is used to combat the aquatic weed Salvinia. In general, a pesticide is a chemical (such as carbamate) or biological agent (such as a virus, bacterium, or fungus) that deters, incapacitates, kills, or otherwise discourages pests. Target pests can include insects, plant pathogens, weeds, mollusks, birds, mammals, fish, nematodes (roundworms), and microbes that destroy property, cause nuisance, or spread disease, or are disease vectors. Along with these benefits, pesticides also have drawbacks, such as potential toxicity to humans and other species.

Why this License is Required?

Pesticides are used to control various pests and disease carriers, such as mosquitoes, ticks, rats and mice. Pesticides are used in agriculture to control weeds, insect infestation and diseases. Herbicides to kill or inhibit the growth of unwanted plants, also known as weeds.

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Who can get Pesticide License?





Document Required for Pesticide License

  • Applicant Details with photo.
  • Proof of Applicant Firm Registration
  • NOC from Grampanchayat/Nagar Parishad/Maha Nagar Palika
  • Proof of Address for Firm/Company/Shop/Sale/Storage(Godown):7/12 Extract/ 8 A/no 43 from grampanchayat,If premises is on rental basis then registered/ notarized rent agreement on Rs 100/- stamp paper along with ownership documents.
  • Proof of Address for Manager/Karta/Proprietor /Partner /Responsible Person/Expert/Production Supervisor: copy of tax receipt of property /copy of property registration document/copy of passport/ copy of Aadhar Card /Voter ID Card.
  • Copies of Valid principal Certificate (in Duplicate).
  • Under taking with regards to First aid facilities.
  • Spot inspection report of Insecticide Inspector (Godown).
  • Employee"s documents (for Agriculture, Household and Pest Control Purpose) (a) qualification/Degree Certificate. (b)Pan Card. (c) Address Proof.
  • For Commercial Pest Control (Restricted Purpose) following documents required either for applicant or Operator.

Role of Shamkris and Process of FDA License

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance with mandatory licence requirements in the organization. A simple and guidance methodology help organisation to achieve licence in a timely manner and cost-effective. Shamkris support 100% in advisory, Guidance, Compliance with respect to license requirements to obtain approval.

The License process described below:

  • Advisory for the document required
  • Preparation of documents as per application & list of documents.
  • Application File
  • Inspection by the department if required
  • Liason department
  • Yearly Compliance if Applicable
  • Renewal when due

Who can issue the Insecticide License?

  • Organochlorine pesticides and their metabolites.
  • Organophosphate pesticides and their metabolites.
  • Urea pesticides.
  • Dinitroaniline pesticides.
  • Carbamates.
  • Pyrethroids.
  • Glyphosate-based pesticides and metabolite AMPA.
  • Triazine Pesticides and their metabolites.

Types of Pesticides

  • Insecticides – insects.
  • Herbicides – plants.
  • Rodenticides – rodents (rats & mice)
  • Bactericides – bacteria.
  • Fungicides – fungi.
  • Larvicides – larvae.

How do I get a California pesticide applicator license?

  • Step 1 – Complete the application package.
  • Step 2 – Pass the Laws, Regulations, and Basic Principles examination with at least 70%. The exam will cost $50. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.