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When Does My CFPM Expire?

If the CFPM certificate expired on or before 12/31/18, there is a one year grace period to complete the continuing education requirement and apply for renewal of the certificate.

If the CFPM certificate expires on or after 1/1/19, continuing education must be completed prior to expiration and there is a six month grace period to apply for renewal of the certificate.

How Can I Find Out If I Need To Renew?
Renewal Process
Minnesota Certified Food Manager (CFPM)

Your Minnesota CFPM is valid for three years. To renew your Minnesota CFPM follow these steps:

1. Click "Sign Up Now" You must complete four (4) or more hours of approved continuing education in order to renew your Minnesota CFPM.

Take continuing education after the effective date and no more than one year after the expiration date printed on your Minnesota CFPM. Make sure to keep your continuing education certificate(s).

2. Mail renewal application, approved continuing education certificate(s) and $35 fee to MDH.

Apply for renewal of your Minnesota CFPM no more than one year after your Minnesota CFPM expires.

Initial Process
Minnesota Certified Food Manager (CFPM)
How Much Is The Minnesota Certified Food Manager (CFPM) Online Renewal Class

The Cost For The Minnesota Certified Food Manager Online Renewal Certification is $ 70.00

How Do I Receive My Food Manager Certificate From The State Of Minnesota?

When you attend an initial ServSafe Food Manager class and pass the exam you will receive your ServSafe Food Manager Certification. Submit a copy of it with an application for a Minnesota Food Manager along with a $35 check or money order payable to the Minnesota Department of Health. In order to apply for a Food Manager Certificate in the state of Minnesota, you must attend a ServSafe eight (8) hour class and pass the exam.

Initial Minnesota CFPM

If you never received a Minnesota CFPM, follow these steps:

1. Attend an approved training course and pass an approved exam.

Click Here To Register For a Servsafe Food Manager Class & Exam

If your exam certificate is less than three years old, no additional proof of continuing education is required for initial Minnesota CFPM.

If your exam certificate is three to five years old, you must complete four (4) hours of approved continuing education before applying for initial Minnesota CFPM.

If your exam certificate is expired, you cannot use it to apply for initial Minnesota CFPM. If you wish to apply, you must pass one of the approved exams.