Registration Restricted Materials Permit Pesticide Use Reporting Licensing Employee Training Respiratory Protection
Registration
Pest Control Business

Pest Control Business Registration

For the 2022 registration season we have moved to an online registration system on CalAgPermits. Starting December 1, 2021, please log in to your CalAgPermits online account to find a new registration option on the dashboard. If you need an online account or help logging in, please contact us at (650) 363-4700 or via email at SMateoAg@smcgov.org. 

Registration forms and step by step instructions can be found here.

Online registration is strongly encouraged. However, mail-in registration forms will also still be accepted by our department. 

Restricted Materials Permit

Restricted Materials Permit (RMP)

The use of restricted use pesticides requires a Restricted Materials Permit. Please read more about Obtaining a Restricted Materials Permit as well as California Restricted Materials Use Requirements in English and Spanish. Contact our office for more information (650) 363-4700.

Notice of Intent (NOI)

Review our Notice of Intent Policy.

Pesticide Use Reporting

CalAg Permits Online Pesticide Use Reporting

California law requires that any pesticide, any material used to control any pest, applied by a pest control business for hire must be reported to the state of California. You must report any use monthly by the 10th of the following month of use. This is done electronically on CalAgPermits.org. Login information is available by contacting our department at (650) 363-4700. A separate account is required for each county in which you operate.

Licensing

Business and Individual Licensing

All licensing is done through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR). Please follow this link to find more information on examinations, study materials, continuing education, and license renewals.

A Pest Control Business (PCB) license is required to perform pest control in rights-of-way, parks, golf courses, cemeteries, and nurseries. 

Employee Training

Pesticide Handler Training Documents

Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Safety Information Series for Non-Agricultural Settings: N Series

Pesticide Hander Training Program

Pesticide Handler Training Record - English  Spanish

Other Resources:

Pesticide Label and Safety Data Sheet Database: CDMS

Respiratory Protection