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Pesticide Dealers

Pesticide Dealers

A dealer is a person who sells, wholesales, exchanges, barters, or gives away in Montana any pesticide except those pesticides intended for home, yard, garden, home orchard, shade trees, ornamental trees, bushes, and lawn.

How to Obtain a License

  • Passing a core exam with an 80% or better.
  • Completing an application form.
  • Paying a license fee of $85 Commercial or $70 Governmental.
  • $85.00 per year ($70.00 for non-federal governmental agencies)
  • $25.00 late fee for renewals submitted after March 1 st

Dealer Records

All pesticide dealers are required to maintain shipping, purchase or invoice records of all pesticide products received. A complete and accurate record of all restricted use pesticides purchased and sold also must be maintained. Pesticide records must be kept for 2 years.

Records for each sale of a restricted use pesticide must include:

  1. The company name on the label
  2. The trade name or the EPA registration number
  3. The volume sold
  4. The license number of the certified applicator or dealer
  5. The name of the certified applicator or purchaser
  6. Date of the transaction



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