Food Hygiene Bureau

Food Managers Certification

International Certified Food Safety Manager (ICFSM) Program

The International Certified Food Safety Management Program (ICFSM) seeks to identify individuals
who demonstrate that their knowledge and skills meet specified food safety standards. The
programme is built on practical experience and assesses the competency of individuals based on
knowledge and skills of entry-level food managers in the food industry. Only candidates who are
successful in passing the computer based test (CBT) examination, meet all criteria for certification,
and remain in good standing will be awarded and remain certified. Certification is awarded for a
period of five years.