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Get your ILLINOIS Approved food handlers card

Now Starting from $10

If you are looking for an affordable, fun and easy online ANAB (Formerly ANSI) accredited food handler certificate program, you are in the right spot. Take your Illinois Approved Food Handler Card by clicking the button below.

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lindsey palmquist

“This program was very straight forward and easy to navigate! Made obtaining my food handlers engaging as well with videos/audios! Exam was based exactly on the information taught too.”

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Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts

“It was a smooth experience that gave great options for the exam. The questions were different if you did a redo of your exam, which I liked a lot. Overall I would recommend and will use the same website/company for my renewal in 2027.”

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Tricia Gassoway

Tricia Gassoway

“Having to recertify can be stressful but using this website provided ease through their modules and having limited access. Being able to watch videos and take notes was easy and simple.”

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Janet Mejía

Janet Mejía

“This process/training was super helpful and flexible! It had thorough information to make the exam go smoothly. I'm super happy that I chose to get my food handlers through Food Handlers Solutions!”

3 weeks ago
Andrea Battis

Andrea Battis

“Very informative a lot of information don’t was through it. Make sure you call back if you need to you have the option of that. It’s very easy to all take notes and get certified.”

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ILLINOIS FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS

  • FoodHandlerSolutions.com is an ANAB-accredited (formerly ANSI) provider of Food Handler Online Training and is Approved in the state of Illinois.
  • ALL food Handlers in Illinois are required to obtain a valid Food Handler Card within 30 days of their hire date.
  • This is a MANDATORY requirement statewide for food handlers employed in both restaurants and non-restaurants.
  • Food handlers employed in restaurants are required to obtain certificate from an ANAB – accredited provider.
  • Food handlers employed in non-restaurants (primarily schools, health care and day care facilities) are not required to obtain their certificate from an ANAB accredited provider, but must still be able to provide proof of training upon request by the health department.
  • Food Handler Certificate must be obtained from a program accredited by ANAB (AANSI National Accreditation Board).
  • Individual counties may have additional requirements and/or fees ranging from $15.00 to $20.00. The local health department should be contacted for more information.
  • It is advised that all persons wishing to obtain their Food Handler Certificate check with the local health department for any additional requirements.
  • Some counties may require proof of legal residence or the payment of a supplemental fee to issue a county food handler card.
  • All the following apply
    • Certificate expires every 3 years and must be renewed
    • A physical certificate is required
    • Participation in a training class is required
    • Classroom or On-line class participation is acceptable
    • Class and exam duration is not specified – Average is 1 to 2 hours
    • ANAB accredited Certificate is required for all staff working in a restaurant foodservice facility
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