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California RBS Certificate

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Print or download your RBS Certificate by logging back into our training course and reprinting your certificate again or click on the email that was sent to you and download your certificate.

Responsible Beverage Servers certificates expire every two years from the day you complete the training course.

You must pass the exam that will be given at the conclusion of the training with a score of 70% or better.

Off-Premises Special Event Servers working temporary or special occasion events permit or temporary license is issued or for alcohol sales, which will be consumed off the premises. Professional Servers, for all employees serving alcohol within a licensed establishment. Supervisors and Managers of Servers, for those employed by licensed premises responsible for supervising or managing sellers or servers of alcoholic beverages. Due to recent regulations, the California ABC is revamping the RBS Training. Bill 1221 will require anyone that serves, sells, or mixes alcohol; they must complete RBS certification training by 07-01-2022. Click here to read the new regulations.

The server must have the certificate along with valid ID for liquor service on the premises when they are working and available for inspection. It does not have to be on their person.

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