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FMC® Certificate Overview


The following information shows where you will find certain information on your FMC® Certified Food Protection Manager’s certificate.

  1. FMC® Food Managers Certification logo watermarked.
  2. The QR code will take you to the Certificate Verification page for certificate validation.
  3. Exam information:
    • Exam Completion Date
    • Expiration Date of the Certificate - Certificate Validity is 5 years from Exam Completion Date
    • Exam Form number taken
  4. Candidate Certificate number.
    • The leading alpha characters represent the location the exam was purchased through. They are for FMC® use only.
    • The following series of numbers are the actual unique Certificate number specific to the candidate permit.
  5. Candidate name.


Updated: 5/23/2024