Food Handler & Manager Certification

Food Handler Card


An individual desiring to work in an establishment as a food handler must obtain a food handler identification card from the health authority within 30 days from the date of the individual's employment. (Huntsville Code of Ordinances Sec. 14-19a)
  1. After completing a food handler course accredited by the State Health Department, a copy of the Certificate of Completion should be brought to:
    • Service Center
      448 State Highway 75 N
      Huntsville, TX 77320
  2. A Picture ID (driver's license, student ID, etc.) must be presented in addition to the Certificate of Completion to validate identification.
  3. A $5 charge will be assessed for the picture ID to be taken.
  4. The City picture ID card will expire the same date as certificate.

Certified Food Manager


Registration of the certificate is not needed for Manager's Certification. If a Manager's Certification is held, Food Handler Certification is not required.

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