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Notice to Licensees

YOUR CURRENT MINNESOTA DIETITIAN OR NUTRITIONIST LICENSE WILL EXPIRE NOVEMBER 30, 2014


The Board office will be closed December 25-26, 2014 and January 1-2, 2015.  


The Minnesota Board of Dietetics & Nutrition Practice has a NEW ONLINE RENEWAL SYSTEM WHICH WILL REQUIRE YOU TO FIRST CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT BY ENTERING YOUR FULL NAME/SSN/DATE OF BIRTH AND THEN CREATE AN INDIVIDUAL USER NAME AND PASSWORD.  

Click the “Renew License” button on the right, then click “Register to Access Site” to create your new login account.  

Then make a secure payment through US Bank with a MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit card. This account will be used for future online activity, so maintain a copy of your login information.


Fees: $75.00 ($68.00 renewal fee + $7.00 OET surcharge) + $34.00 late fee after December 1, 2014.


Continuing Education: NO CONTINUING EDUCATION is required to renew for the period 12/1/14-11/30/15. The current continuing education cycle is the three (3) year period of December 1, 2012-November 30, 2015.

Print a paper Renewal Application , and mail it in with a check with the late fee.


What do I do if I have a name change? 

In order for the Board to change the name in which your LD or LN was issued, you are REQUIRED to submit one of the following: 

1) a marriage certificate specifying the name change following marriage;
2) a divorce or dissolution of marriage decree specifying the name change, or;
3) other court order specifying the name change. 

Merely copy the document and fax, scan and email, or mail the copy to the Board office. There is no fee for this service. Your name will be updated in the database. During renewals, the board staff will update your renewal certificate with the name change. It is best to send in the name change documents first and then renew online once the name change has occurred in the database. The name change occurs on the website the following day for the public licensee search. 



If you do not intend to renew your MN LD or LN please notify the Board in writing by US Mail or email at board.dietetics-nutrition@state.mn.us. 


To avoid late fees, your renewal must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2014 or online transactions must be fully completed by midnight, November 30, 2014.

To help you prepare for the end of the continuing education cycle please review the table  on the Continuing Education page, under the Licensees tab above, that shows the amount of CEU's required by license number that will have to be submitted by November 30, 2015. 


Contact the board with any questions by email at board.dietetics-nutrition@state.mn.us.



Site Browser Requirements


The following browsers are currently supported by our new online renewal system.  In order to view and navigate our site, including processing renewals for the year, the most current version of the following internet browsers must be installed on your device:

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The change to our renewal processing and required upgrade to current internet browsers helps us ensure your utmost safety as you navigate and input your information on our site.  To streamline requests and confirm efficiency,  please attempt a browser upgrade prior to beginning your renewal.


 

 

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The Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice is responsible for protection of the public through the regulation of dietitians and nutritionists in the State of MN.  The board was established in 1995 under the authority of MN Statutes, Chapter 148, and MN Rules, Chapter 3250. 

MN Statutes define licensure and states in 148.630 (a) No person may engage in dietetics or nutrition practice unless the person is licensed as a dietitian or nutritionist by the Board.  No person may use the title “dietitian,” “licensed dietitian,” “nutritionist,” “licensed nutritionist, or any other occupational title using the word “dietitian” or nutritionist” unless so licensed by the board, nor shall any person hold out dietitian or nutritionist unless so licensed.


Mission

  • Protecting the public by setting standards for quality dietetic and nutrition service. 

  • Promoting public interest in receiving quality dietetic and nutrition services from competent licensed dietitians and nutritionists.

  • Protecting the public by ensuring that all licensed dietitians and nutritionists meet the educational and practical requirements specified in law. 

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