How long is Smart Choices valid?

The LGA recognizes that responsible service laws and strategies change over time. A recertification requirement is being introduced to keep knowledge up-to-date across the hospitality industry. Recertification is common across Canada, and all other Western provinces have this requirement.

Smart Choices certification is valid for five years. Your Smart Choices card will have an expiry date printed on it, dated for five years from the date you successfully complete the program. You will need to take Smart Choices again if you are still working in a licensed establishment when your card expires.