Food Handler Classes


To complete the food handler safety course online, go to and take the Missouri, Cass County online course for $25.00.  

Upon passing the course, bring in a copy of the State Food Safety Certificate and photo ID or email a copy of your certificate to  

A short ten question post-exam must be successfully passed before the card will be issued.  In person exams can be completed at the Health Department Monday thru Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm. A Zoom post test exam will be offered on Wednesdays 10:00am -11:00am beginning June 14, 2023.

To register for the Zoom post test please click the link below, you MUST register at least 48 hours in advance.

Register Here

Food Handler cards are emailed Monday-Friday except for County holidays.  
Hours are 8:00 am-4:30 pm.  

Note: The certificate issued upon course completion is valid for 120 days from the date the test was completed. During this period, the certificate serves as a valid food handler’s card, but the course will need to be retaken if the certificate is allowed to expire.

2023 In-Person Food Handler Classes - Beginning September 6th, 2023 

When: First Wednesday of every month 

Time: 5pm - 6.30pm (Please arrive at 4.45pm)

Location: Cass County Health Department, 1411 S. Commercial St.  Harrisonville, MO 64701

Cost is $20

Register by calling 816-380-8425 or clicking the registration link below.

Register Here

Other Counties

As part of a regional reciprocity agreement, the Cass County Health Department also accepts food handler cards from the following jurisdictions:

City of Independence: 816-325-7803
Clay County Health Department: 816-595-4350
Jackson County Environmental Health Division: 816-847-7073
Kansas City, MO Health Department: 816-513-6015
Platte County Health Department: 816-858-2412

If you have questions regarding food handler cards, please feel free to contact the Cass County Public Health Department at 816-380-8425.or email