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Title: Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian Registration License
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Description: Environmental Health Specialists/Sanitarians administer environmental and health programs for both public and private agencies and organizations in food protection and safety, water protection, air quality, noise, industrial and land pollution, sewage disposal, hazardous and toxic substances, solid waste management, emergency management and institutional health. Registration signifies a level of expertise and competence based on education and experience that is nationally recognized within the environmental health profession. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
Subject: Environmental Health Specialists
Food
Food Professionals
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:12:49 PM
Modification Date: 7/17/2019 12:02:04 PM
Agency Name: Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://www.health.state.mn.us
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Health is the state's lead public health agency, responsible for protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
Agency Phone: 651-201-5000
888-345-0823
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.health.state.mn.us
Agency Address: Health, Minnesota Dept. of
625 Robert St. N.
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul
MN
55164-0975
Division Name: Environmental Health Division
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Unit Name: Environmental Health Specialist / Sanitarian
Unit URL:
Unit Description:
Unit Phone: 651-201-4500
Unit Fax: Contact person(s): health.sanitarians@state.mn.us
Unit URL:
Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:
Requirements:

Registered Environmental Health Specialists/Registered Sanitarians administer environmental and health programs for both public and private agencies and organizations in food protection and safety, water protection, air quality, noise, industrial and land pollution, sewage disposal, hazardous and toxic substances, solid waste management, emergency management and institutional health.

Review:

Apply for Registration

Approved Science Course List

Exam Study Sessions and Reference Material

Pre-Approved Continuing Education Courses

REHS/RS Advisory Council

Renew Your Registration


Rules: 4695.2500 - .3200

Statutes: 214.001 - .40

Forms:
Fees:
Written R.E.H.S./R.S. Exam provided by MDH
  1. non-refundable $45 registration fee, made payable to MDH is required upon submittal of your application.
  2. $125 exam fee made payable to NEHA (National Environmental Health Association) will need to be sent to the department upon completion of your application. Do not send cash. If this payment is not received, your application will not be processed. Send to:
Minnesota Department of Health
Sanitarian Registration Program
625 Robert Street N. 
St. Paul, MN  55164-09875

Computerized R.E.H.S./R.S. Exam provided through MDH, taken at an approved Pearson/VUE testing location
  1. non-refundable $45 registration fee, made payable to MDH is required upon submittal of your application.
  2. $225 exam fee made payable to NEHA (National Environmental Health Association) will need to be sent to the department upon completion of your application. Do not send cash. If this payment is not received, your application will not be processed. Send to the address listed above.
Reciprocity in Minnesota
  1. non-refundable $45 registration fee, made payable to MDH is required upon submittal of your application.
Failure to provide complete application information may result in application denial by the Sanitarian Advisory Council.

Renewal fee - $45
Late fee - $10

Period of Issuance:

Expires 2 years on anniversary of birthdate.


Length of Determination: Application due February 15 and August 15 of each year. REHS/RS Advisory Committee reviews and approves education and experience prior to examination. Exams are held 3rd Thursday every April and October. Registration granted 2-3 weeks after successful passage of exam.
Other Info:
Activity: Sanitarian
Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian Registration
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Registered Environmental Health Specialist / Registered Sanitarian

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