Exam Locations and Dates

Those seeking Illinois Certification are required to take an IDPH/ANSI approved national certification exam in the presence of an ANSI approved proctor.

Illini Training supports the following options:

1) NRFSP Computer Based Examination at a nationwide Pearson VUE computer examination site

  • Language Available: English and Spanish.
  • Test Fee: $81.99
  • National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
  • Test Enrollment Support: (888) 687-1571
  • International Certified Food Safety Manager Examination
  • Must present TAP Certificate of Completion
  • Post national exam certificate in the workplace.

2) ServSafe Manager Exam with Online Proctoring

Language Available: English, Spanish, Simplified Chinese

Test Fee: $99.00

Further details can be found at….

3) If you are employed within the City of Chicago and need a City of Chicago Certificate – call Safe Food Handlers at (888) 793-5136 and tell them you a) are employed in the City of Chicago, b) have completed the TAP Series course and c) need to take the national certification examination ($75.00).

Exam proctor will give directions for getting City of Chicago Certificate (application + $52 fee).