Virginia Food Handler Card and Certificate

Virginia Food Handler Card

Pay only when you pass!

Virginia Residents: You are 3 short steps away from getting your Virginia state-approved food handler's card and certificate.

The process is simple! To download and print your card and certificate:

  1. Complete the course.
  2. Pass the test.
  3. Make a payment.

Properly trained food handlers can improve food safety and reduce risks and behaviors commonly associated with foodborne illness and outbreaks.

Although your state does not directly require food handlers themselves to take training, it does require that the “Person-In-Charge will train the employees.” This person is responsible for knowing all food sanitation rules, as well as policies and procedures within the food establishment. 

eFoodcard takes the burden of training off of the “Person-In-Charge” by providing employee training and testing. Each employee who passes the eFoodcard course receives a food handler certificate and card, which confirm that he or she has achieved a basic understanding of food safety and met the learning objectives of the course. In addition, you have third-party documentation of your compliance with your state’s laws, which can help protect you from possible lawsuits. Your business may even want to advertise, “All employees trained in safe food handling practices."

*Virginia residents: your city or county may have special food handler requirements. Please visit your local or state health department website for more information. eFoodcard does not train in Suffolk County.

eFoodcard does not provide training in James City County and Norfolk, VA.

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