South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation

Metro Institute provides online computer-based testing services in South Carolina for the Department of Pesticide Regulation. DPR proctored testing sites are located in Charleston, Columbia, Conway, Florence, Graniteville, Greenville, Greenwood, and Spartanburg. All persons desiring to hold a Certified Applicator License with the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regualtion must first apply with DPR and pass an exam(s) in the appropriate category(s)

Not registered to test?

If you have not been issued an DPR Testing ID number or your previous testing application is expired you must apply with the DPR. Click the button below to visit !

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 DPR Testing ID number and need to schedule or reschedule a test click the Schedule Now button below. 

Testing "Step-by-Step" 

Testing Procedure:

1. If you have not been approved to test please visit to submit an application for DPR review. 
2. Once your application to test is approved by DPR you will be notified to return to to schedule your exams.
3. For assistance with applying for or scheduling exam(s) please call Metro Institute at: 877-533-2900.
4. Payment may be made by Checks Visa, MC, AX, or PayPal online.
5. Mail checks to Metro Institute, 202 East Earll Drive, Ste 180, Phx, AZ 85012 with your contact information and Metro will contact you to schedule your exams.
6. 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 by Phone - Call  "877-533-2900"

Test Study Materials - Click "HERE

For general information about exams or application status  please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the Department of pesticide regulation  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Helpful Testing Skills

1. You will have two (2) hours to take each examination. Most people complete each test in less than one hour. Therefore, take your time and read each question and each of the possible answers very carefully.

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. The tests have from 30 to 100 questions each and you must answer 70% correctly to pass. For example, on a test with 30 questions you could only miss 9 questions and still receive passing score. On a test with 100 questions, you could miss up to 30 questions and still receive a passing score. If you miss more than 30% of the questions on any given exam 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, your completed Certified Applicator License will be mailed you from the DPR Office.

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 one (1) day to take it again.

To Reschedule a Test Online - Click "HERE" or Call Metro Institute to schedule a new testing time at (602) 452-2900  


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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