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Jamaican Food Handlers Clinic
 
Loura Chong Reid: Posted on Sunday, November 19, 2012.
 
Jamaicans who wish to obtain their food handlers permit should keep in mind the following:
 
New Applicants  will need 2 passport size pictures stamped and signed by a J.P. along with $ 500 or $600 Jamaican dollars based on the parish the clinic is being held in.
 
Renewal: Will need the existing outdated food handlers permit/card along with $ 500 or $600 Jamaican dollars based on the parish the clinic is being held in.
 
Both new and renewal clients will have to sit through the food handlers clinic which will be conducted by a public health Inspector. Please keep in mind that it is possible that your card will not be returned immediately, so it imperative that you always have your receipt.

Jamaica Food Handlers Clinics Schedule 

Parish of Westmoreland

  •  Darliston: 3rd Tuesday and 4th Monday every month. Cost $600.00 and two passport size photo stamped and signed by JP.
  • Savanna-la-mar: 1st Wednesday and 3rd Thursday of every month. N: B all classes are done by appointment and its two sessions per day 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.
  • Grange Hill: 1st Tuesday at 8:30 am and 1:00 pm on 1st Tuesdays and 2nd Tuesdays at 8:30 am. N:B all classes are done by appointment.
  •  Negril: 1st Thursday for renewal and 4th Tuesday for first timers and restaurant and catering (2:00 pm) of every month. N: B all other classes are schedule for 9:00 am.
  •  White House: 1st and 4th Tuesday in every month.

Parish of Hanover

  •  Lucea: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Mondays in every month. N: B all classes are done by appointment.
  •  Sandy Bay: 2nd Tuesday in every month.
  •  Hopewell: 1st Monday
  •  Ramble: 1st Wednesday in every Month.
  • Green Island: 1st Tuesday and 4th Wednesday in every month.

Parish of St James

  • Montego Bay: This clinic is held at the Holy Trinity Church in Westgate on every Thursday on the Month. N: B all classes are done by appointment and its two sessions per day 8:30 am for persons renewing and 12:00 pm for first timers.
  • Maroon Town: 1st Tuesday of every month.
  • Cambridge: 2nd Monday of every month.

Parish of Kingston and St Andrew

  •  KSA (Kingston & St Andrew Health Department): Every day of the Month. N:B all classes are done by appointment.For more information please call 876-926-1550.

Parish of Trelawny

  •  Falmouth: Every Wednesday in every month. Cost $500.00 and two signed passport size photo.  N: B persons renewing do not need to sit the lecture.
  •  Albert Town: 1st Monday in every month.

Parish of St Elizabeth

  •  Black River: 2nd Monday and 2nd Wednesday of every month. Cost $500.00 and two signed passport size photo.
  • Southfield: 3rd Monday in every month.
  • Junction: 2nd and 3rd Tuesday in every month, two sessions for the day 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. N: B all classes are done by appointment.
  •  Newell: 4th Monday in every month, two sessions for the day 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.
  •  Santa Cruz: 1st Wednesday of every month for renewal and 3rd Tuesday at 9:00 am for everyone.
  • Maggoty: 3rd Thursday of every month.
  • Balaclava: 1st Monday of every month.

Parish of St Mary

  • Highgate: 1st Thursday of every month. The cost  is $500.00
  • Annotto Bay: 3rd Thursday of every month.
  • Oracabessa: 2nd Mondays in every month.
  • Port Maria: 4th Wednesday in every month.
  • Gayle:

Parish of Portland

  • Buff Bay Community Hospital: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month and for every quarter restaurant and catering. Cost is $500.00
  • Hope Bay: 1st Thursday of every month
  • Portland Health Department:  1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.
  • Manchineal Health Centre:  4th Tuesday of every month.
  • Fair Prospect: 2nd Thursday of every month.

Parish of Clarendon

  • Milk River: 4th Thursday of every month, cost is $ 500.00.
  • Race Course: every quarter in every month, you will have to visit the health to get the exact day in the quarter.
  • Raymond: 1st Wednesday of every month.
  • May Pen: Every Thursday in every month expect on 5th Thursday. N: B all classes are done by appointment.
  • Chapelton: 3rd Wednesday in every month.
  • Kellith: 4th Thursday in every month.
  • Spalding: 2nd Wednesday in every month.
  • Crost-Hill: 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Parish of St Ann

  • Ocho Rios: 1st and 3rd Monday and Tuesday of every month. N: B all classes are done by appointments and the cost is $500.00.
  • St Anns Bay: 2nd and 4th Monday and Tuesday of every month.
  • Moneague: 3rd Wednesday of every month. First timer at 9:00 am and persons renewing at 1:00 pm.
  • Alexanderia: 3rd Wednesday of every month. First timer at 9:00 am and persons renewing at 1:00 pm.
  • Browns Town: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month. N: B all classes are done by appointment, class begins at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Parish of St Catherine

  • Spanish Town:  1st Wednesday, 3rd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday in every month. N: B its three sessions per day 8:30 am, 11:00 am and 2:00 pm, the cost is $500.00.
  • Greater Portmore: 1st, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.
  • Bogwalk: 2nd Tuesday in every month.
  • Linstead: 1st Monday in every month.
  • Old Harbour:
  • Sligoville: 2nd Tuesday in every quarter. For more information you can call the health centre at 602-3356.
  • Kitson Town: 2nd Wednesday in every two month.
  • Riversdale:
  • Above Rock:
  • Point Hill:
  • Water Mont:
  • Guys Hill:
  • Lluidasdale:
  • Glengoffe:
  • Troja:

Parish of St Thomas

  • Morant Bay Health Department:  Every Wednesday in the month for general (New person). N: B persons who are renewing would attend the health centre in their area on Tuesday and Thursday.  For more information on the specific date in the specific areas please call 982-1619.

Parish of Manchester

  • BelleField: 1st Thursday in every month. The cost is $500.00
  • Porus: 1st Tuesday in every month.


Additional information will be posted soon.