Important Notice for China-Based Testing Candidates:

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak and as a precautionary measure against the spread of the outbreak, Pearson VUE is temporarily closing its China-based testing centers and suspending exam delivery through our third-party, China-based test center network effective January 27, 2020 to ensure the health and safety of testing candidates and Pearson VUE employees.

ServSafe® Certification Testing

ServSafe® Certification Testing

The ServSafe Food Safety Training program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the restaurant industry. More than 4 million foodservice professionals have been certified through the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Conference for Food Protection (CFP). ServSafe training and certification is recognized by more federal, state, and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification.


The ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. The exam consists of 80 questions and 10 pilot questions, will take approximately 2 hours to complete and requires a passing score of 75.

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Examination Examinee Handbook

Test Use Agreement

You will be required to affirm that you have read and accept the terms of the National Restaurant Association (ServSafe) Test Use Agreements onscreen before you are able to take the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam. Please take a moment to review the terms of Test Use Agreement. If you choose not to accept these terms, you will not be allowed to take your exam.


Please recognize National Restaurant Association (NRA) as the client when registering. When creating your Pearson VUE web account, you will be asked to provide your NRA ID.


If you wish to cancel your exam, you must contact Pearson VUE 24 hours prior to your exam appointment. Canceling or rescheduling an exam less than 24 hours prior to the exam appointment is not permitted. Not appearing for your exam appointment will result in the forfeit of all exam fees.

Last updated 2019-09-30