Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries

Metro Institute provides online computer-based testing services in Alabama for the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries. ADAI proctored testing sites are located in Athens, Auburn, Birmingham, Headland, Mobile, and Pelham. All persons desiring to hold a Certified Operator License with the Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries must first apply with ADAI and pass an exam(s) in the appropriate category(s).

Not registered to test?

If you have not been issued an ADAI Testing ID number or have never tested at a computer based testing center you must apply with the ADAI. It fast and easy good luck!

Find a Testing Center

Metro has a testing center network with conveniently located throughout Alabama.
You get  directions and print a map.
Click the button to find your location!

Already approved to test?

If you have already applied and been issued an ADAI Testing ID number and need to schedule or reschedule a test click the Schedule Now button below. It's fast and easy good luck!

Testing "Step by Step"

Testing Procedure:
1. Apply with ADAI online at "".
2. Wait to receive your email from ADAI approving you to test.
3. Call Metro Institute to schedule: 877-533-2900.
4. Payment of $125 per test ($75 test fee and $50 test admin fee) may be Check, Visa, MC, AX, or PayPal.
5. Mail checks to Metro Institute, 202 East Earll Drive, Ste 180, Phx, AZ 85012
6. If you cannot make your exam appointment for any reason, you may
reschedule at no charge with 24 hrs notice.
7. Don't forget: You must bring your Goverment issued valid photo ID to the testing site. You will not be allowed to test without your photo ID.

Schedule a Test Online -  HERE

Schedule a Test by Phone - Call "877-533-2900"  

Helpful Testing Skills

1.  You will have one (1) hour to take each examination.

2.  You may skip questions and return to them later.  You may review any or all of the test as long as you have time remaining on the clock.  If you forget to answer any questions before selecting the "Finish Test" button, you will recieve one warning that you have unanswered questions.  You may then answer those questions and then click the "Finish Test" button again to get your final score.

3.  Most tests have 50 questions and you must answer 70% correctly to pass.  For instance, on a test with 50 questions you could miss up to 15 questions and still receive passing score.  However, if you miss 16 or more questions you will receive a failing score and then must re-schedule to take the test over again.

Pass the Test What Next?

If you receive a passing score on the REQUIRED exam(s) for your specific certification, download the following applications from ADAI's website at (1) Commercial Pesticide Applicator Permit; (2) Application for Professional Services Permit (Horticultural [OTPS, SLP] or Structural [HPC, WDC] Pest Control); or (3) Application for Custom Pesticide Applicator Permit (Right-of-Way Pest Control, Forest Pest Control, etc.)

Reviewing Test scores

When you complete your test, be sure and print your score sheet. You will be promted by the computer to do this at the end of your testing period. If you passed your test, the score sheet is your written proof that you have passed that specific exam. Please review the BOLD text on your score sheet for licensing information. If you failed your test, the score sheet will tell you which "Content Areas" you need to study.

Failed the Test What Next?

If you failed any of the tests, you may re-take that exam. However, you must wait ten (10) days to take it again.

To Reschedule a Test Online - Click "HERE"  or Call Customer Service to schedule a new testing time at "877-533-2900"


Metro Institute is Smart and Cost Efficient.

We would love to show you the "day in the life" of our test administration services.

To schedule a free no obligation demo of our services call Kelly Denny @ (602) 471-0155

About Metro

Metro Institute  is the current Computer Based Testing (iCBT) provider for  15 State Pesticide Regulary Agencies.  MI has been providing testing services  since 2003. Our testing experience combined our understanding of the industry make Metro the right choice to help you navigate the ins and outs of implenting the optimum testing program for your agency. Reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get the details.




202 East Earll Drive, Ste 180
Phoenix, AZ  85012,  USA

Phone: (602) 452-2900

Toll Free: (877)-533-2900

Fax: (602) 452-2920

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