Qatar: Food Handlers Required to Hold Valid Health Certificates
Alsharq, 24 October 2022: The Qatari Food Safety and Environmental Health Department at the Ministry of Public Health has issued a requirement for all hotels and catering establishments to submit valid health certificates for staff handling food. The requirements apply whether staff are sponsored by the facility or contracted with external companies.
Hotels and food suppliers must submit a list of names of food handlers and their health certificates, which must be valid until the end of the 2022 World Cup.
Suppliers must also supply lists for food handlers who need to renew certificates, those who received a late appointment in the medical commission and those who will be provided through contracting with external companies.
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