|A City of Richardson food handler card can be obtained quickly on this website. A City of Richardson food handler card is required for ALL employees of a restaurant, or food establishment of any type, within the City of Richardson within 30 days of employment.
Certificates/cards issued by a State licensed online course may be presented at the Health Department, along with $10.00 cash or check, to obtain a City of Richardson card. To begin the official City of Richardson online food handler training, use the link below.
Food Manager Certification is not required in the City of Richardson; however, this certification is accepted in lieu of a Food Handler Card. As with the Richardson issued food handler card, a copy of a current State or National Food Manager Certificate must be available at the establishment for review by a Health Inspector upon request. Employees that do not have a City of Richardson Food Handler Card, or State/National Food Manager Certification available for review, may be asked to leave and/or the establishment cited.
Click here to begin the online training video!
| THREE WAYS TO OBTAIN A FOOD HANDLER CARD
While no advanced registration or reservation is required to attend a class or checkout videos, it is recommended to call the Health Department to make sure we have videos on hand.
City of Richardson Health Department website offers online food handler certification in English & Spanish! Pay for your certification with a credit/debit card, watch the video, and print your food handler certification in approximately an hour! Please see link below under Online Food Handler Certification.
Managers and/or owners of an establishment may check out videos (DVD or VHS) from the City of Richardson Health Department to provide an onsite class. DVD’s & VHS's are available in English and Spanish, Korean, Cantonese, and Mandarin. A Closed Caption VHS video is also available.
FOR INDIVIDUALS and GROUPS:
Classes are held once per month at City Hall on the 1st Wednesday* of each month from 3 P.M. to 4 P.M. Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to register and pay the fee. Once the videos begin, you will not be allowed to enter the class.
*The December 2012 class has been cancelled .
We can only accept CASH or CHECK payments at the Health Department
The City Hall/Civic Center building located adjacent to the Library
411 W. Arapaho Road, Room 107, Richardson, Texas 75080
| ONLINE FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATION
Now available PAY with credit/debit card, WATCH the on-line class and PRINT your certificate and provide a copy to your employer no need to pick up cards from Health Department.
- Cost is $10.00
- Allow 1 hour to watch video
- Not currently compatible with iPhone or iPad
To begin online certification, please click the link below. If you have any questions, please contact the Health Department during regular business hours (8 am to 5 pm - Monday through Friday) at 972-744-4080.
Food Handler Certification
(available in English & Spanish)