Applications & Renewals

New Applicants for Licensure

(For dietitian, nutritionist, new graduate, and limited practice without a license)

Applications for licensed nutritionist must include detailed documentation of the supervised practice experience. Applicants may use the form below or may submit an alternative form as long as it contains the necessary criteria.

Supervised practice tracking log

Online License Renewal

The renewal period opens July 1st. Renewals must be submitted by August 1st to avoid paying a late fee. Licenses must be renewed by September 30th to avoid a lapse in your license. You will receive email reminders to renew your license.

Professional Development

Continuing professional education (CPE) is essential for lifelong development to maintain and improve knowledge and skills for competent dietetics practice. RDs and DTRs currently re-certify through participation in CDR’s mandatory CPE program. View the current CPE guidelines* for RDs and DTRs, instructions and forms for receiving CPE approval for professional development activities, and licensure.

Upon becoming licensed as a licensed nutritionist you must successfully complete and have evidence of 75 hours of continuing education within a designated 5 year cycle as listed under chapter 20.05-02-01-05 continuing education in the rules for dietitians and nutritionists.  Refer to the rules at  The continuing education (as evidenced by the date of your certificate) must be within the designated 5 year cycle in order to be counted toward your education requirements. View the current CPE guidelines for Licensed Nutritionists

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