Arizona Food Handler

Created for Food Handlers in the state of Arizona, including food workers needing to renew their Arizona Food Handler Certificate or Food Handler Card. Arizona Food Handler Certificates are valid for 3 years.

Most counties in Arizona require food handlers to have a currently valid Food Handler Card. Food Service Prep's Food Handler Program is accredited under ANSI and is valid in Maricopa County, Mohave County, and all other counties.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited!

Food Service Prep's Food Handler is accredited by ANSI, meaning the program meets the highest standards, so you can be confident you are getting superior quality training.

User-Friendly, Easy to Complete, and Includes Videos!

It's easy! Simply register and then complete the course anywhere that is convenient for you. You are guaranteed to pass and receive your Arizona Food Handler Certificate.

After completing the course, we will email you a printable Arizona Food Handlers Certificate and Food Handler Card that is valid for 3 years.

The topics covered in this course include:
Foodborne Illness
Time/Temperature Control for Safety Foods
How and When to Wash Hands
Good Personal Hygiene
Bare Hand Contact with Ready to Eat Foods
Preventing Cross Contamination
Cleaning and Sanitizing

Please note the Arizona Food Handler will not be accepted by the Navajo Nation.
Additionally, some counties in Arizona require that you pay an additional fee after completing an ANSI accredited program in order for them to create a county-specific card for you. You may also need to show proof of residency or meet other requirements for your specific county. Please see our FAQs below for more information.


Are you a manager or team lead? We offer a group purchase Arizona Food Handler option! When you purchase more than one class, you will be given vouchers to distribute to your team. Each team member can redeem the voucher to take the Arizona Food Handler class. You will be able to track your team’s progress in our manager-only view. Discounts will be automatically applied when purchasing at least 5 courses.


If you were given a voucher for the Arizona Food Handler course, you will need to create an account and then redeem your voucher

Course Title: Arizona Food Handler
ANSI Accreditation ID: 9052
Price: $7.95
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20%'s Food Handler Program is accredited by the the ANSI National Accreditation Board and meets all requirements for the Arizona Food Handler.


1. Does Arizona require a food handler certificate?

Most counties in Arizona require a food handler certificate for food service workers.

2. What training will be accepted for Arizona Food Handlers?

According to Arizona Revised Statutes Title 11. Counties § 11-269.12- Food handler training and certificate, any county in Arizona which requires a food handler certificate in order to be employed in the food service industry must accept an ANSI accredited food handler program, as long as it covers certain topics. The Food Service Prep Arizona Food Handler meets all of these requirements.

3. Is this course offered in Spanish?

Yes, the Food Service Prep Texas Food Handler course is offered in Spanish. Arizona Food Handler course en español

4. Is Food Service Prep's Food Handler an ANSI accredited program?

Yes, Food Service Prep has been accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board.

5. Do I need a Food Handler Certificate under the Arizona Cottage Food Program?

Yes, all cottage food operators in Arizona are required to complete and maintain a currently valid food handler certificate. The Arizona Food Handler will meet the requirements. Remember, you must also register with the state in order to operate under the cottage food program.

For more information on cottage food operation in Arizona, please visit the Arizona Cottage Food Program page.

6. Where can I find my Arizona Food Handler Certificate?

If you got your Arizona Food Handler Certificate from Food Service Prep, you can login at anytime to view and email your certificate.

7. Where can I take your Arizona Food Handler Program?

You can register and complete our food handler course from any cell phone, tablet or computer. Take it whenever and wherever it is convenient for you.

8. What will I receive to indicate that I've completed training through an accredited ANSI program?

We will email you a Arizona Food Handler Certificate that is valid for 3 years after completion of our program. Additionally, you can log in to your account on to view and email your certificate at any time.

9. Where is my Arizona Food Handler Card valid?

Food Service Prep's Food Handler is valid in all Arizona counties which require a food handler card, including Maricopa County. It is not accepted by the Navajo Nation.

10. Do I need to do anything else once I have my Arizona Food Handler Certificate?

Some counties require proof of residency or have other requirements such as additional fees to register as a food handler in that specific county. Make sure you to verify your county specific requirements.

11. How long is my food handler card or certificate valid?

The Arizona Food Handler certificate is valid for 3 years after being issued. The issue date will be listed on the certificate.

12. Is a Food Handler Certificate the same as a Food Safety Card?

Yes, a Food Handler Certificate is the same as a Food Safety Certificate, Food Handler Card, or Food Handling Card.

Group Purchase FAQs

1. How does group purchase work?

If you purchase more than one Arizona Food Handler course, you will be registered as a manager and be provided with voucher codes for each course you purchase. You will then be able to login and email a voucher code to each member of your team. You can also download the voucher codes and distribute them- we have made it easy to copy them or export to excel. Your team members will then create an account and use the voucher codes to immediately start the training. When you login as a manager, you will be able to see the progress of your entire team.

2. How do I use my Voucher code?

Make sure you are logged in, then click to redeem your voucher.

3. How does your group purchase program benefit me?

By using our group purchase program you will be able to track all of your team's progress in one place with our manager-only report. Each of your team member's certificates will also be easily viewable on our website. Also, enjoy up to 20% savings on the Arizona Food Handler courses.

If you have additional questions, please give us a call at 1-800-712-1707 or send us an email at


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A copy of the certificate of completion will be emailed to you immediately upon completion of the course.

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Bulk Discounts

Bulk Discounts

Purchasing food handler courses for your employees? We offer discounts starting with purchases of just 5 courses.

Easy to Complete

Easy to Complete

Simply register, purchase your course, and complete. All of our courses are structured in an easy to follow format.

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The Arizona Food Handler certificate of completion is valid for 3 years.

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