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DTR Exam Overview

 

After successfully completing current eligibility requirements and being validated by CDR, individuals are eligible to take the registration examination for dietetic technicians. Eligible candidates are emailed information on scheduling their examination by CDR’s testing vendor Pearson VUE

The examination is administered year round at over two hundred fifty (250) Pearson VUE test centers. Test appointment availability varies by test center and is determined at the time of scheduling. For detailed information on examination format, policies and procedures, please review the Examination FAQ

As outlined in the Components of a Certification Testing Program (Flowchart), test specifications are updated every five years. The current Registration Examination for Dietetic Technicians Test Specifications became effective January 1, 2017.