Test Sites

Licensing Requirements for CFM Test Sites

To become licensed as a certified food manager test site, visit the Certified Food Manager  Applications and Forms page and complete the appropriate application for your program.

Return both the completed application and non-refundable fee made payable to:

Texas Department of State Health Services 
RLU, Food and Drug Licensing - MC 2003 
P O Box 149347 
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Please allow 4-6 weeks processing time from date of submitting application.

Licensing Fees

Testing Sites

  • One Site: $400
  • 2–10 Sites: $1000
  • Over 10 Sites: $2,000
  • Late Fee - $100

Renewal Licenses

Renewals are valid for two years from the anniversary date. Failure to submit the renewal fee before the expiration date will result in a delinquency fee for each location and must be remitted before the license or permit will be issued.

Required Documents

The following documents MUST be submitted with this application and licensing fee:

Initial Application
Initial Test Site License Application

Renewal Application
Renewal Test Site License Application