Limited Urban Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certification (LF Certificate)
This limited certification, often referred to as a "fertilizer license" or "LF license", is issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Bureau of Licensing and Enforcement. This certification is required by Florida law to apply fertilizer commercially ("for-hire") on residential or commercial properties, or to parks or non-agricultural fields. Each individual fertilizer applicator must have this certification.
Before applying for the FDACS LF certification, you must take the GI-BMP Training and receive a Certificate of Training. See below for how to apply for or renew an LF certification.
How to Apply for the Limited Commercial Fertilizer Applicator Certificate
You will need to the Certificate Number from your GI-BMP Training Certificate to apply to FDACS for the Limited Fertilizer (LF) certification. There is a $25 fee.