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LICENSURE & CONSUMER PROTECTION
*Please see below for a new link to the DPL website regarding changes to CEU requirments as of 2017*
Did you know?
The Massachusetts Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists is one of 28 boards of registration who collectively regulate over 50 professions and trades in Massachusetts.To learn more, visit: http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/
Did you know?
The legal representation of the Massachusettsdietetic licensure credential is “LDN” or “Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist.” To view the statutes and regulations pertaining to dietetic licensure, visit: http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/nu/regulations/
Unsure if you should apply for Massachusetts licensure?
Here are some good reasons to apply:
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the questions listed below can be found at:
Is someone available to help me with questions?
What do I need to do to get licensed?
What are the educational requirements for licensure?
What are the professional experience requirements for licensure?
If I am a Registered Dietitian, will it simplify my application?
How long is my license good for?
How do I renew my license?
Can I get my license through Reciprocal Recognition?
Do all conferences / lectures by an ADA/CDR - approved sponsor count toward continuing education units (CEUs)?
Do poster sessions/exhibits count toward continuing education units?
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts ePLACE Portal was created in 2016 to offer online access to many services related to licensure. These include applying for Massachusetts dietetic licensure, checking the status of your license, renewing your license. Visit: https://elicensing.state.ma.us/CitizenAccess/
Want more information?
Visit the Division of Professional Licensure:http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/nu/
Applications and Forms
Fees and Renewal Schedules for Dietitians
Interested in Serving as a Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists Member?http://license.reg.state.ma.us/public/dpl_board_members/bm_main.asp
Calendar for Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists and Meeting Minutes
Continuing Education Units
The official language regarding continuing education requirements may be found at:
You must renew your license with the Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists every two years. To renew your license, you must complete a minimum of 30 units of continuing education activities every two years. A unit of continuing education is described as“a minimum of 50 minutes of organized learning experience.” You are responsible for keeping a record of all continuing education you have completed, and you will be required to submit this documentation in the event you are selected for a random audit.
For more information on continuing education requirements, click here