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A person who carries out pest control operations, or supervises, either by himself, the conduct of pest control operations by a Licensed Pesticide User Assistant, shall have a Pesticide User License issued by the Pesticide Board.

An application for a Pesticide User License must be made in writing to the Pesticide Board through  Form D  and accompanied by an application fee of RM150.00.

Pesticide User License Conditions:

  1. This license is granted to licensees to carry out general pest control, termite control and other pesticide organisms, general weed control in general and pest control affecting public health.
  2. Unless revoked or suspended in advance, this license is valid for a period of two (2) years from the date the license is issued.
  3. This license is not transferable.
  4. This license shall be worn by the licensee when he or she performs pest control operations.
  5. If this license is lost, the licensee shall report the matter to the Pesticide Board and apply for its replacement.
  6. The Board may require licensees applying for license renewal to attend courses arranged by the Pesticide Board from time to time to ensure that the licensee continues to meet changing technological requirements and has a continuous level of competence and ability in safe use of pesticides and right.
  7. The Pesticide Board may, in addition to the above conditions, impose such other conditions as it deems necessary.

Pesticide Applicant Examination

The Board will conduct examinations at least once a year for those intending to qualify as Pesticide Applicants. Passing in this examination is a prerequisite for an application for a Pesticide User License. The main purpose of this requirement is to ensure that the control of pesticides carried out is not only effective, but more importantly, does not harm the occupants of the premises where pesticides are used as well as contaminants in the environment.

To apply for the Pesticide Applicant Examination, the applicant must:

  • Have at least completed Form Five or equivalent; or
  • Have at least three (3) years of working experience as a licensed Pesticide Consumer Assistant in a company or business operating pest control; and
  • submit to the Board the application in  Form A1  and accompanied by an examination fee of RM150.00.

Please include the following documents:

  • Copy of SPM Certificate / Secondary School Stop Certificate / Equivalent Certificate that has been certified valid.
  • Two (2) recent passport photos