Questions & Answers
Our program is ANSI-Accredited. This means our training has met rigorous standards and is broadly accepted
through the US.
ANSI accreditation is a requirement under Alaska law. ANSI providers will have a visible logo with an
issue number on their website.
You can take the exam as many time as
required. However, after 2 failed attempts, you must retake the course. There is not an extra charge for
retaking the course.
How long is my Food Handlers Card valid?
It is valid for 3 years. At the end of that period, you will need to retake the course and pass the exam.
eFoodhandlers makes that process simple and straightforward.
How many times can I take the exam?
You can take the exam as many time as required. However, after 2 failed attempts, you must retake the
course. There is not an extra charge for retaking the course.
In Alaska, the Alaska Department of Health (DOH) requires most food workers to acquire a food worker permit within 30 days from the beginning of employment. For more information, visit: http://dec.alaska.gov/eh/fss/fwc_home.html An eFoodhandlers certificate of course completion for the Basic Food Safety course, including wallet cards and badges, are not substitutes for government-issued food workers permit required by the DOH.