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.

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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

PHO New Public Health Order

PHO New Public Health Order

On March 7, 2022, a new Order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has been issued “to prevent or reduce the risk of the transmission of infection with SARS-CoV-2 by health professionals.” The Health Professionals COVID-19 Vaccination Status Information and...

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Q&A

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Q&A

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are important concepts that should be integrated in day-to-day life as a dietitian. Through the lens of dietetic practice involving clients, equity refers to a process where every client has a fair opportunity to access dietetic...

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Testimonial Q&A

Testimonial Q&A

Use of testimonials in practice goes against the Code of Ethics, as it prioritizes the interest of the dietitian over the client’s and creates the following risks: selection bias: testimonials are not representative of all clients’ experience and opinion of services...

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