Welcome to the College of Dietitians of British Columbia

The titles "Dietitian" and "Registered Dietitian" are protected by law.  Only qualified health professionals, who are registered with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia, may use these titles and practice as Dietitians in BC.

The College of Dietitians of British Columbia was established on November 2, 2002 under the Health Professions Act through enactment of the Dietitians Regulation. College bylaws were approved by the provincial government on December 11, 2003 and on April 1, 2004 the College became the legal authority for the regulation of Dietitians in British Columbia.

Under the Health Professions Act, the mandate of the College of Dietitians of BC is to protect the BC public by regulating Dietitians to practice safely, ethically and competently. The College achieves this through fulfilling its Vision, Mission and Values Statements.

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CDBC registration is valid from April 1st to March 31st and must be renewed annually. Registration renewal is available every year from March 1st to March 31st in the Registrant Login section. Please read the information below before renewing your registration.

Renewal Process

To renew your registration:

  1. From the Registrants menu, click on "Registrant Login" and sign into your CDBC account. You'll be asked for your email and password.

  2. Click on on "Renew" and follow the prompts. If you wish to resign from the College of Dietitians of BC, please click on "Not Renewing" and contact the office to be “Removed in Good Standing”.

  3. Pay your fees by VISA or MasterCard through the secure online link. Your payment must be received by CDBC by midnight, March 31st. Print your payment confirmation page for your files.

Registration certificates and official income tax receipts are available to download and print in your online account under "Online Services/Certificates and Receipts".

Renewal Deadline

In order to practice dietetics on April 1st and use the title "Registered Dietitian" or "Dietitian," your renewal application and fees must be received by the CDBC by March 31st each year. Registrants who do not renew their registration by March 31st may not practice dietetics and call themselves a dietitian beginning April 1st. In accordance with Schedule D of the CDBC bylaws, an additional late registration fee is automatically added to the fee section on April 1st.

Registrant Login

Welcome to the Registrant section of the CDBC website. You may access your Profile Management by clicking "Registrant Login" found on the Registrant drop down menu above. To log in, type in your email and password. 

By logging in, you are easily able to:

  • update your profile

  • find information about your Continuing Competence Program (CCP) and Jurisprudence Examination (JED) group
  • renew your annual registration, including Restricted Activities

  • pay your fees

In accordance with section 54 of the CDBC bylaws, a registrant must immediately update their profile to notify CDBC of any change in contact and workplace information.