National Examination Centers

Prometric: 500 test centers, cost is $48
To register to take the examination, call 800-624-2736. When the voice message begins, push 2 then press 1. Have a credit card ready. Tell them you want to take the exam at a test center. They will register you and take your payment. It takes 48 hours to process the order. After the order is processed, you will get an email with directions to make your examination date and time appointment. Most test centers are open 5 to 7 days a week.
To speed up the appointment process, click the button below to find the test center you would like to use and be prepared to give the test center information to the appointment representative.
Prometric Test Centers

Pearson Vue: 1,400 test centers, cost is $47.
Before logging in to schedule your examination, find the nearest test center by clicking the button below. Once you know where you want to take the test, logon to You will be asked for an Elegibility ID. If you don’t have one, mark that and continue. You will want to take the International Certified Food Safety Manager examination. From this page select “Create account”. You will fill out your application with your personal information and answer two security questions. (If you are enrolling for someone else you will need to know the question answers). There are survey questions you are not required to answer. You will pay for the examination. In a couple of days you will receive an authorization code and instructions for making an appointment to take the examination.
Pearson Vue Test Centers

Ohio test center procedure
Ohio test center users need to send a copy of the TAP Training Certificate and exam certificate to the state. Click here for instructions.

Illinois test center procedure
CITY OF CHICAGO WORKERS: After taking this course and passing your certification exam, you need to get a Chicago Food Manager Certificate. If you are already working with a registered instructor, they will give you the examination and handle the city paperwork. If you are not working with a registered instructor, click the links below for information and the application.

Training Hours Form
Click here for dates and hours of training

All other areas in Illinois can take an examination from any proctor, including those at a test center. Also, you no longer have to file with the State Department of Health. Once you have received your examination certification, post it in a visible place at your establishment.

Local Examination Centers

Food and Alcohol Safety Classes
Michael Pozit

Ohio - Select a Test Center from above

Rhode Island/Connecticut/Massachusetts
Testing available in 8 different languages including Spanish and Chinese.

Spanish and other languages offered

Ken Bakos
On Focus Solutions

New York
Monroe County

Liz Aarts
Aristocrat Food Safety Training

John Carlino
935 Park Ave
Lake Park, Florida 33403
(561) 676-7076

Florida: Tampa, St. Pete, Panama City, Ft. Walton Beach, Pensacola - $48
Rick Carrie
Gulf Coast Food Managers
27554 US Hwy 19N #56
Clearwater, Florida 33671
(850) 340-0458