PROCESSING CENTER Hours:
The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center is open to the public Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 am – 1 pm, and Wednesday, 9 am - 3:30 pm (except holidays).
The HRLA Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 am - 4:45 pm (except holidays).
DC HEALTH has become aware of a PHISHING PHONE SCAM
Please review Important Notices regarding
Important Notice regarding Paper Applications (select link):
DC Health No Longer Accepting Paper Applications (Beginning June 14, 2021)
ONLINE LICENSING APPLICATIONS
The District of Columbia Department of Health, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is excited to announce the opening of our new online licensing system. Effective immediately, any healthcare provider who is interested in applying for a new health professional license, or to renew, reinstate, or reactivate an existing license, may do so by going to the below link and submitting an online application. All users are strongly encouraged to review the instructions prior to beginning the process.
COVID-19 Guidance and Best Practices
For the most up to date information on the District's response to COVID-19, including information on best practices and recommended guidelines, please go to coronavirus.dc.gov.
Please submit supplemental application documents to: DC Board of Dietetics and Nutrition, 899 North Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20002 or to [email protected].
If you require assistance from the Board of Dietetics and Nutrition, please contact [email protected]. Individuals may also call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending applications.
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.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board will have a hybrid schedule of in-person and virtual meetings. In-person meetings will be held at 899 North Capitol Street, NE 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20002. Information on how to access the public portion of the meeting virtually will be listed on the posted Open Session Meeting Agenda. The Board meets quarterly on the second Tuesday. Please note that meeting dates can change.
The Board of Dietetics and Nutrition meeting dates:
- December 12, 2023 (Virtual)
- March 12, 2024 (In-Person)
- June 11, 2024 (Virtual)
- September 10, 2024 (In-Person)
Board Meeting Materials
Application Package Documents
- Dietetics and Nutrition Application Package
- Criminal Background Check
- Authorization to Release Information Form (Authorization for the Board to discuss details with a Third party)
- Dietetics and Nutrition Online Renewal (Closed)
- Authorization to Release Information Form
- Request for Official License Verification
- Reporting a Name and/or Address Change
- CEU Requirements for Dietitians and Nutritionists
- File a Complaint
- Disciplinary Action (to come)
Board Information and Reports