What is a food handlers card?
A food handlers card is a certificate, card, or permit that is used as official documentation to show to health inspectors that you have completed a food safety course that is approved by your state and county, and that you understand the basics of food safety.
When do I need to get my food handlers card?
This varies between locations. If you have questions about your state and county requirements, find your location above and click Learn More.
Is this food handler training and test approved for my area?
We work with hundreds of health departments and regulatory agencies nationwide. StateFoodSafety’s food handlers card courses are built to match area requirements. If you have questions about your state and county requirements, find your location above and click Learn More.
What do I get when I finish this course?
A valid food handlers card, permit, or certificate for your area.
How long is my food handlers card valid for?
This varies between locations, usually between 2-3 years. If you have questions about your specific area, find the answers above by selecting your location and clicking Learn More.
How do I renew my food handlers card?
If your card has expired, you will need to purchase and retake your area’s food handlers card training and test. If you need to reprint your current StateFoodSafety food handlers card, login and go to the My Certificates section on your Dashboard. From there, you can click View and print your card for free.