Did you know that the CDBC isn’t an educational institution?

In BC, Dietitians and Nutritionists are not the same thing.

CDBC is currently operating a virtual office re: COVID-19.

concerns and complaints

need help finding a dietitian?

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register of dietitians

What is the CDBC?

The college of Dietitians of BC is dedicated to public protection.

We regulate and support Registered Dietitians for the enhancement of safe, ethical and competent nutrition services in diverse practice environments. The college is not an education institution and it does not provide dietitian services.


Know if your dietetic practitioner is licensed

Find a Dietitian
Learn about expectations of a Dietitian’s practice

Know the difference between Dietitian and Nutritionist

Registered Dietitians

Renew between March 1 and  March 31

Submit your annual CCP before March 31

Complete your criminal record check and jurisprudence examination every 5 years

New Applicants

Apply if you have completed a Canadian
approved education program

Learn about the process for Internationally educated dietitians
Transfer registration from another province
Confirm requirements in order to return to practice
Register for the May or November Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination

News and Notifications

Debating or Disagreeing Online or in Your Workplace

Debating or Disagreeing Online or in Your Workplace

It is always okay to debate, or question proposed polices/guidelines that represent a different way in which to approach healthcare/dietetic care than you would provide. “Arguing things … is at the center of our attempts to come to accurate beliefs about the world...

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Notice of Proposed Bylaw Amendments

Notice of Proposed Bylaw Amendments

On November 1, 2021, the College of Dietitians of British Columbia’s (CDBC) Board of Directors approved amendments to the College's bylaws that are subject to the notice requirements described in section 19(6.2) of the Health Professions Act. Following the...

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The PHO Order at a Glance Q&A

The PHO Order at a Glance Q&A

About the PHO Order The Health Professionals COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information and Preventive Measures Order was issued by the PHO on March 7, 2022. The new order requires health profession regulatory colleges to record the COVID-19 vaccination status of all...

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