Legislation and regulation on food hygiene proficiency:
- European Union Regulation on the hygiene of foodstuffs (852/2004/EU) Annex II, Chapter 12, paragraph 1
- Food Act (297/2021) (only in Finnish or Swedish)
- Finnish Food Authority's regulation on hygiene proficiency (7/2021) in Finnish (pdf) or Swedish (pdf)
More detailed instructions on the organisation of Hygiene Passport tests, issue of Hygiene Passports, other duties of a Hygiene Passport Examiner and the use of the Question Bank information system are additionally provided in the Finnish Food Authority's instructions on Hygiene Passport Examiners’ work 16020/10.