Last updated on May 3rd, 2019 at 01:27 am

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State RegulationsThe owner or a chosen employee of each food facility should have a food safety certificate from the department specifically for that food establishment.
Certification ExamMandatory
Approved Certification ExamsServSafe and Prometric
Food Safety Training Requirement8 hours
Certificate Renewal5 years
Additional RequirementsTo acquire the food safety certification, you have to submit the following to the health department: ·         A finished application to the Retail Food Program ·         Proof of successful completion of an approved training course and written exam ·         $25 fee for each certificate Note: State and local government employees are excused from the fee.


Is there a minimum training requirement?
All individuals must complete at least eight hours of training.

Do I have to register with the Louisiana Department of Health after I pass my exam?
Yes, once you have finished your training and passed your food safety exam, you must complete the FSC Application form. A copy of your food safety certificate will need to be provided and a check for $25 that is payable to the Department of Health and Hospitals (D.H.H.).

Can I take the food safety exam online at home?
You must attend a testing center and have your exam monitored by an approved instructor.

How do I renew my certificate?
To renew your certificate, you must take and successfully pass the food safety certification exam again as well as pay the $25 application fee to the Health Department.

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