Food Handler Certification / Recertification Exam

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.

Payment of $10.00 per person is required prior to the exam date.

Register for an exam online

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

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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