Take a class and test in-person to obtain your official Washington state food worker card
The class location is subject to change. Please check back here for the most accurate information or subscribe to our free email alert service to get updates on the latest news about food worker permits in King County.
Study food safety concepts in advance
To help you understand the concepts taught in the class and later in the exam, download the following materials to study in advance so that you can easily pass the test:
What to bring with you to the class
- BE ON TIME! Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the class time on the schedule to ensure that you have time to register, pay for the class and get a seat doors close at 9:15 am. Class starts promptly at the time given in the schedule. Late arriving individuals are not allowed in class once it starts and will have to either wait for the next time slot or choose a different day. Pre-registration is not required prior to arriving.
pay for your Food Worker's Permit.
- Training materials and tests are available at the food worker card classes in English, Spanish, Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, and Vietnamese. The test is also available in Japanese but sorry no training materials available for this language.
- If you need help to understand the class or the test, bring someone you trust, or call us for an interpreter (please allow at least two weeks' advance notice) at 206-263-9566.
Schedule for date, time and locationSource: www.kingcounty.gov