Food Handler Certification / Recertification Exam

Due to COVID-19, all Safe Food Handler courses and exams are cancelled until further notice. For more information, call the Info-Line at 905-688-8248 press 7, then press 3 or toll-free at 1-888-505-6074.

You are required to achieve a mark of 70% or above to pass the exam and become certified.

Your certificate is valid for five years. After five years, the certificate expires and the exam must be taken again for recertification.

This certificate meets the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care food safety training requirements and is recognized by health units throughout Ontario.

Participants must present photo identification before writing the exam.

Upcoming Exam Dates

No classes are scheduled at this time

Payment of $20.00 per person is required prior to the exam date.

Register for an exam

For more information, email us or call 905-688-8248 ext. 7121 or 1-888-505-6074.

Exams are available in these languages:

  • English
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Korean
  • Greek
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Urdu

Important: payment must be received in order to complete your registration.

Payments Accepted

Cash, cheque, debit, VISA, MasterCard®

Make cheque payable to "Niagara Region Public Health".

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