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?

check out the public
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

Marketing and Testimonial Q&A

Marketing and Testimonial Q&A

The terms ‘marketing’ and ‘advertisement’ are in bylaw and are not new. These terms are not flexible in their definition without requiring consultation with the Ministry of Health and a change in bylaw. The definitions apply to marketing of dietetic services and...

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Conflict of Interest and Sales Q&A

You are encouraged to review the policy on Conflict of Interest and Sales for details and definitions that might provide clarity on your situation. As well, have a look at the Ethical Problem Solving framework at the end of the CDBC Code of Ethics. Reach out any time...

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Social Media Q&A

Social Media Q&A

From Government of Canada – Legislation and Guidelines, “Guidelines are… documents that are used to interpret legislation and/or regulation. Although they may be derived from legislation and are often used to advise how one might comply with a regulation, guidelines...

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