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Dietetics and Nutrition Licensing


Prior to beginning renewals, all licensees are encouraged to review the User Guide, available by viewing HERE.


The DC Board of Dietetics and Nutrition regulates the practice of dietetics and nutrition. The Board advises the Mayor and administers and enforces the law. The Board also evaluates applicants’ qualifications; recommends standards and procedures; issue licenses; receives and reviews complaints; request investigations, issues subpoena; and conducts hearings.

The Board is appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council. The Board consists of five DC residents; of which four shall be licensed dietitians or licensed nutritionists, and one consumer member who is not a dietitian or nutritionist.

Board of Dietetics and Nutrition 2019 Meeting Dates

  • March 12 at 9:00 a.m. (March 5 meeting rescheduled)
  • June 11 at 9:00 a.m.
  • September 10 at 9:00 a.m.
  • December 10 at 9:00 a.m.
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Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8471
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Office Hours: 
Monday through Friday 8:15 am – 4:30 pm