Pearson VUE Testing Service


The Nebraska Department of Agriculture is now offering select pesticide applicator exams through the computer based testing service, Pearson VUE. Pearson VUE is a national leader in on-demand computer-based testing services. Below you will find registration information, a list of the exams that will be offered, and a list of their available sites. We hope you can take advantage of the convenience that this new service will provide for the certification of pesticide applicators. NDA will not charge for this added convenience, however, there is a charge of $55 per exam charged by Pearson VUE.

To register, create an account at If you have taken the exams previously, make sure to have your applicator ID available (found on your license or on your Pass/Fail letter).

Dates and times vary by site. Please contact Pearson VUE for questions concerning computer-based testing:

Exams offered:

  • General Standards
  • Agricultural Plant Pest Control (01)
  • Ornamental & Turf Pest Control (04)
  • Right-of-Way Pest Control (07)
  • Structural/Health-related Pest Control (08)


  • Wood Destroying Organisms (08W)
  • Public Health Pest Control (09)
  • Fumigation (11)
  • Aerial Pest Control (includes Ag-Plant) (01/12)

Site City Availability
Pearson Professional Centers-Lincoln NE Lincoln, NE Open varies 2-5 days per week
Pearson Professional Centers-Omaha NE Omaha, NE Open varies 2-6 days per week
Pearson Professional Centers-North Platte NE North Platte, NE Open varies 2-6 days per week
New Horizons Computer Learning Center Omaha, NE Open 4 days per week
Central Community College Hastings, NE Open 1 day per week
Mid-Plains Community College Area North Platte, NE Open varies 4 days per week
Southeast Community College - Lincoln Lincoln, NE Open 5 days per week
Western Nebraska Community College Scottsbluff, NE No hours submitted
Central Community College Columbus, NE Tuesdays in
Northeast Community College Norfolk, NE Open 3 days per week
Central Community College Grand Island, NE Open 2 days per week
Metropolitan Community College at the Do Space Omaha, NE Testing site unavailable
McCook Community College McCook, NE 4 days per week

There may also be Pearson Vue sites available in western Iowa and possibly other surrounding states; check the Pearson Vue site for more availability.

Brochure: Pearson VUE Computer Based Pesticide Applicator Testing Option