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

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

Indigenous Cultural Safety, Cultural Humility, and Anti-racism practice standard

11 BC Colleges, including CDBC, have adopted the Standard that will help set common expectations between health professionals when it comes to culturally safe care delivery and anti-racism practice. The College marked the release of the Standard on September 29 with a First Nations’ Blanketing Ceremony on the following day, September 30, as part of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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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

Duty to Report Q&A

The duty to report is the legal and professional obligation of all regulated health professionals in BC to report any other regulated health professional for concerns of malpractice or misconduct. The Health Professions Act (HPA) establishes this legal duty under...

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Amalgamation Update

May 5, 2023  Ministry of Health sets timeline for college amalgamations The College of Dietitians BC has recently received a letter from the BC Ministry of Health confirming the amalgamation of 11 health profession regulatory colleges to create: one regulator for...

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Interprofessional Practice Q&A

This Q&A was developed with thanks to an existing College of Dietitians of Ontario resource.With any task, consider: Consulting the Decision Tool for New Aspects of Dietetic Practice, available on the Quality Assurance page. Is this within CDBC scope? Is this...

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