Link to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Pesticide Services (VDACS OPS) website for full instructions and description:  https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pesticide-commercial-applicator.shtml

Summarized Instructions:

  1. Order the Core Manual and at Least One Additional Category Manual
  2. Study the Core Manual and Category Manual(s)
  3. Complete Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Pesticide Services (VDACS OPS) Form A or B (under Resources at this link):  https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pesticide-commercial-applicator.shtml
  4. Once  Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Pesticide Services (VDACS OPS) sends you an authorization letter, take a touch screen exam at a local DMV
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