Food Handler's Test

All food service workers in Oregon must obtain food handler’s certification within 30 days of the date of hire (OAR 333-175). To get certified, you must pass the food handler’s test, available both online and at our office.


$10 (cash or credit card)

Preparing for Your Test

Before taking the test, download the food handler manual, or pick up one from our office, and study it carefully. 

Taking the Test


Requires an email address and credit card. Upon completing the test, you may print your food handler card directly from the website. Take the test.

In Person

Call our office to schedule an appointment. Bring a photo ID and the $10 fee (cash or credit card). Tests are available in multiple languages. Allow 20 – 40 minutes for the test.

If you took the test in our office and need a replacement card, the fee is $5.


Lincoln County Environmental Health

Address: 255 Oregon Coast Highway, Suite 203A, Newport, Oregon 97365

Phone: (541) 265-4127 (leave a message); Call ahead of time to schedule a test. 

Testing hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm