Georgia Food Safety

Georgia Food Safety Regulations

At least one person on staff who is a Certified Food Manager.


Food Manager Certification



Food Handler Certification

Not Required.



Check with your local health authority.


Certification Renewal

Food Manager – 5 years; Food Handler – 5 years.


Approved Courses

Prometric, ServSafe, National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP), and 360 Training


Approved Options

Classroom, Online, or Pearson Testing Centers. Please check your local health department for the most up to date information.



Additional Resources

For additional information, visit Georgia Department of Health resources:

Food Handler’s Study Guide

Department of Agriculture

Department of Public Health

General Agriculture Rules

Food Service Regulations