North Carolina Food Safety Regulations
Person in Charge must be a Certified Food Manager and present during food service hours.
Food Manager Certification
Food Handler Certification
Strongly suggested. Not mandatory.
Check with your local department of health.
Food Manager – 5 years; Food Handler – 5 years.
Prometric, ServSafe, National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP), and 360 Training
Classroom, Online, or Pearson Testing Centers. Please check your local health department for the most up to date information.
For additional information, visit North Carolina Department of Health resources: