Food Worker Testing
If you have a job preparing or serving food and/or beverages in Clark County, you are required to have a Washington State approved food worker card.
Note: The only site approved for online food worker testing in Washington State is foodworkercard.wa.gov. Be aware that unauthorized online food worker training programs such as efoodhandlers.com and wafoodhandlers.com are not state approved.
To get your food worker card online, you must take an online course and pass the test. The course content, test, and payment options can all be accessed through foodworkercard.wa.gov.
Don't forget to print your card. A returning user has up to 5 days to log back in and print their food worker card without charge. After 5 days an established card replacement fee will apply.
For more information, read the Food worker testing information.
In-person testing at Clark County Public Health
To get your food worker card at Clark County Public Health you must watch a 30-minute training video and pass a test. Please bring photo identification and a method to pay the $10 fee. You can pay the fee with cash, debit, or credit card.
Testing days and times
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8 am–3 pm.
- Registration ends promptly at 3:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary during these hours.
- Wednesday is reserved for special needs appointments only: 8 am-3 pm.
- If you will need assistance, please schedule an appointment by calling (360) 397-8428
Person in Charge (PIC) training
The State of Washington Food Rule states that at least one designated person in charge (PIC) must be present during all hours of operation for food establishments. To improve your understanding of what it means to be a PIC, the Washington State University Extension PIC training is one option for additional training. For further workshop information please contact Sandy Brown, Washington State University Extension, at 360-397-6060, ext. 5700.
Note: PIC training does NOT replace the Washington Food & Beverage Worker's Card.
Frequently asked questions can be found here.