5/15/2023 Proctored Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Licensing Exam downtown Chicago


Need the ANSI-CFP approved exam for your Certified Food Protection Manager (State of Illinois) & food sanitation manager’s license (City of Chicago)?

Finish the required coursework in person or on-line. Please note that the price of this test is included in the courses listed here

The testing site is at VanBuren & State Streets in Chicago.

Proctored testing begins at 1:00 p.m.; requiring a picture ID

Proof of course completion is required for State of Illinois and City of Chicago requirements


Need a proctored food protection manager exam in Chicago? This test is included as part of the on-line Food Protection Manager Certification course. However, you can register for this exam, after completing any Illinois Department of Public Health approved CFPM course.

A Certified Food Protection Manager, also known as the Person-in-Charge must be on-site when food is prepared or served. Most state public health departments, including Illinois, Wisconsin & Indiana require successful testing for a five year certification. The City of Chicago also requires this exam, after the 7 hour course, in order to process your licensing application. Certified Food Safety Programs provides several options for testing.

Choose either the ServSafe or National Registry of Food Service Professionals or Always Food Safe (AFS) national licensing exam. These tests comply with the ANSI Conference for Food Protection (CFP) requirements for the person-in-charge.

This exam is given at 1:00 p.m. The testing site is at VanBuren & State Streets. It is convenient to paid parking and public transportation.

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