ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification

** Due to COVID-19 and social distancing mandates, ServSafe certifications nearing their expiration date have been granted an extra 60 days.  The NRA  has been sending out email notifications directly to eligible individuals to make them aware of this extension. **

For the safety of our staff and those visiting our office, the following protocols will be in place until further notice.  
1. When you schedule your exam, we will take your payment information over the phone. Your credit card will not be charged until the day of your exam.
2. Please do not enter the main doorway (black door with NHLRA signage). Please enter the doorway that is inset to our front parking lot. Our office is up the stairs. Please do not enter the office. We have an exam station in a separate area. Upon arrival, please call the office at 603.228.9585. 
3. Please wear a mask when entering and moving about our building as well as when conversing with your proctor. Once the exam has started and your proctor has left the room, you may remove your mask. When the proctor returns to finalize your exam, please put your mask back on.
4. All surfaces in our exam room will be properly sanitized prior to your arrival.

ServSafe National Restaurant Association

For over 30 years ServSafe has provided the most widely respected and utilized food protection certification options. And now ServSafe has made becoming Food Protection Manager certified so much more convenient with our NEW ServSafe Manager online proctoring solution

Join millions of other successful industry professionals with enhanced confidence and sense of purpose when you choose to train and certify with ServSafe. We have you covered in the classroom or online.The ServSafe® program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to food service managers. Individuals can earn the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP), which is valid for five years. 

The program blends the latest FDA Food Code, food safety research, and years of food sanitation training experience. Managers learn to implement essential food safety practices and create a culture of food safety. All content and materials are based on actual job tasks identified by food service industry experts. 

Trust the only food safety program with roots in the food service industry to help you protect customer health, improve employee performance, and preserve business reputation. Motivate employees to follow safe and sanitary food-handling practices. Participants who pass the exam will receive their industry-wide acknowledged ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification.

For more information about the ServSafe program, please visit Many of the programs are offered in both online and classroom formats. Please note, ServSafe exams are purchased by the NHLRA and should not be purchased in advanced by the examinee.

Through a third party vendor, HRFoodSafe, the NHLRA regularly holds ServSafe training classes throughout the state of New Hampshire. Classes are offered monthly in Concord, Manchester, Nashua, and Portsmouth and throughout the year in Lebanon and North Conway from 8:00am to 2:00pm. 

Please view Additional ServSafe Offerings to learn more about ServSafe Allergens and ServSafe Workplace.