Users' questions

How do I renew my food sanitation license in Illinois?

How do I renew my food sanitation license in Illinois?

Certificate Renewal – $35 (Must complete one of the state approved training and/or testing requirements within the five year certification period, prior to expiration, in order to be eligible for renewal.)

How do I renew my ServSafe?

In order to renew your ServSafe certificate, you must retake the examination for the certificate you want to renew before your current certificate expires. As there are different regulations depending on the state you are in, you must check the requirements beforehand and/or contact your local health department.

How long is a food safety certificate valid for?

three years
Q: How long do Food Safety certificates last for? A: Food Safety certificates never expire, and there is no legal requirement for you to renew your certificate. However, it is recommended that you undertake refresher training at least once every three years.

How long does Illinois food handlers license last?

The ANSI food handler training certificates are good for three years and those taking other types of trainings that work in restaurants and other non-restaurant facilities, such as nursing homes, licensed day care homes and facilities, hospitals, schools and long-term care facilities, are good for three years.

How to get a food safety certification in Illinois?

The State of Illinois requires all Food Safety Certification training to be supervised by an Illinois certified program administrator or instructor, such as Premier Food Safety. To register for one of our training and certification programs, please visit our registration page .

Where do I go to renew my Illinois license?

Visit an Illinois SOS office. For more detail, please read on. Currently, the Illinois Secretary of State (SOS) does NOT mail renewal notices. Instead, the SOS recommends you sign up for e-mail renewal notice reminders.

When does the Illinois food service sanitation manager certification end?

Effective January 1, 2018, per PA 100-0194, the Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC) will be eliminated. IDPH will no longer issue FSSMC certifications, post course listings, or certify instructors/proctors on or after January 1, 2018.

How do I renew my SOS in Illinois?

Go to the Illinois SOS website, enter your registration PIN, insurance info., and pay the $101 registration fee. Call the IL SOS, provide your PIN, and pay the fee. Mail in your completed registration renewal notice. OR Visit an Illinois SOS office. For more detail, please read on.