Re-Enrollment Registration

Get recertified quickly with our online course, tailored to meet the latest Texas State Approved Guidelines.

As a special thank you to our returning students (for the same course), we're pleased to offer a $1.00 discount.

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Food Hander Course

Course Name: Texas Food Handler Training $6.99


Returning Student - $1.00

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Renewal FAQ

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How do I renew my Texas Food Handler certification?

Renewing your Texas Food Handler certification is straightforward. Begin by visiting the Texas Food Handler website and logging in with your email address and password. Once logged in, navigate to your dashboard and select the “RENEW COURSE” option. Review the pre-filled student information to ensure accuracy; if any details need updating, make the necessary changes before proceeding to checkout.

In case you’ve forgotten your password from two years ago, don’t worry. Simply click on “Forgot password?” on the login page, enter your email address, and follow the prompts to reset your password. Once your password is reset, you can proceed with the renewal process as outlined above.

When should I update my Texas Food Handler certification?

Your Texas Food Handler certification remains valid for 2 years from the date of issuance. To ensure compliance with Texas law, it’s recommended to renew your certification before the expiration date printed on your Certificate. This ensures uninterrupted compliance with state regulations regarding food handling.

How long does it take to renew my Texas Food Handler certification?

Taking the Texas Food Handler training course to renew your Texas Food Handler certification typically takes about an hour to complete.

Do I need to retake the entire Texas Food Handler training course for renewal, or are there shorter options available?

Yes, for certification renewal, you will need to retake the entire Texas Food Handler Course. The course content is periodically updated to align with the requirements set by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), ensuring you receive the most current information on food safety practices.

How much does it cost to update my Texas Food Handler certification?

The regular price to take the Texas Food Handler course is $6.99. However, as a gesture of appreciation for our returning students, we offer a $1.00 discount. Therefore, the cost for renewal is only $5.99.

Will I receive a new Texas Food Handler certificate after renewing my certification?

Yes, upon successful completion of the renewal course, you will be issued a new Food Handler certificate. This certificate will feature an updated expiration date, valid for another two years from the course completion date. Your updated certificate will be promptly emailed to you, and you can access and download it anytime through your dashboard while it remains valid.

Is there a grace period for updating my Texas Food Handler certification after it expires?

Texas regulations mandate food servers to complete an accredited food handler training course within 30 days of commencing a food-handling job. However, if you’re currently employed in a food-handling role, there isn’t a designated grace period for updating after certification expiration. It’s crucial to update your certification before the expiration to ensure continuous compliance with state regulations and seamless continuation of your food handling duties.

Customer Testimonials

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Emily Cates


I liked that the course was very well written, in plain speak, and not overly technical. The material was easy to follow.

Brandon Woods


I liked the simplicity of the registration and course, but most notable was the speed from the support team in answering my initial questions.

Aquino Nicholas


The site was easy to navigate, the course and test were no problem. It took me about 2 hours to complete and pass the Final Test. Would recommend.

Daniel Antonavich


We needed to ensure our employees completed a state-approved food handler course. However, we wanted to ensure the course was high quality and met our internal benchmarks. The support team at American Course Academy provided me a free credit to take the course myself. The course exceeded my expectations and we’re proud to recommend the course to our employees ongoing.

Shannon Anderson


I really appreciated the audio option of the course. It made my learning experience more robust and functional. I’ve always been able to retain more through audio and was able stop or playback when needed.

Archer Thomas


The food handler course was convenient and uncomplicated. The course material was easy to understand and the site was easy to navigate. I give them 5 stars and will definitely recommend them to my friends.

Sebastian Salcedo


Just a quick email to mention how Olena was exceptional with me today. She helped me with all my questions and told me about your Satisfaction Guarantee. I was very satisfied with course and Olena’s support. She deserves the “Employee of the Month”.

Amaya Manela

Cedar Hill

It was simple to learn online from my phone. In addition, the audio was easy to listen to. I’d definitely recommend American Course Academy for anyone in need of a food handlers card in a short periods of time. It really was easy and super-fast.