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DIETETIC LICENSURE BOARD 

Information Regarding Licensure of Dietitians in Idaho

The following responds to commonly asked questions. It does not detail all requirements, regulations and policies regarding Dietitian Licensure.

General Requirements for Licensure

  • Certification of completion/graduation of an approved educational program in dietetics.
  • Certification of completion of an approved internship or pre-professional practice program. A completed application is required on forms provided by the Board.
  • Substitute documentation will not be accepted. Current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registry (CDR)
  • Each full license shall be renewed annually before July 1 by submitting a completed request for renewal accompanied by payment of the renewal fee and attestation of current registration as a registered dietitian. Full licenses not renewed by the expiration date shall be canceled.

Provisional Licensure

  • The Board may issue a provisional license to a graduate dietitian who has completed/graduated from an approved educational program in dietetics, completed an approved internship or pre-professional practice program, and has not yet passed the National Registry Exam.
  • A provisional license shall authorize the practice of dietetics under the supervision of a monitor who is an Idaho licensed dietitian.
  • All provisional licenses shall expire on June 30 following issuance.
  • Each full license shall be renewed annually before July 1 by submitting a completed request for renewal accompanied by payment of the renewal fee and attestation of current registration as a registered dietitian. Full licenses not renewed by the expiration date shall be canceled.

Examination

  • An applicant who fails twice will not be eligible to re-apply; however, reexamination may be considered on an individual basis if proof of additional training is submitted.

Please review the Board's rules regarding the requirements for application and licensure before submitting an application.

All applicants must submit a completed application with the required documentation and appropriate fees.

You may download Application Forms here or request an application contacting the Board office.