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Maintaining Your Credential—At A Glance

Yearly Fee


In order to retain your credential, you need to pay a yearly, registration maintenance fee. Fees are billed every June with a August 31st due date. You may pay $60 per year or $300 at the beginning of your five year cycle. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership and their dues are separate and distinct from registration with CDR. 

   
 
   

Professional Development Requirement


All RDs and DTRs must complete continuing education in order to maintain their credential. RDs need 75 credits and DTRs need 50 credits in their 5 year cycle (1 credit must be in ethics). Practitioners must submit a Learning Plan and Activity Log. The Learning Plan must be submitted online no later than 120 days after the completion of a practitioner’s first CPE activity.

 

MyCDR Page


MyCDR is your personal landing page for managing your credential. You may update any of your personal information on this page aside from your name (name changes must be made using the Name Change Form).

Your MyCDR page includes access to:

—Pay your fee
—Edit your profile
—Review your credential status
—Important communications
—Print a CDR Card
—Complete your PDP

   
 
   

Frequently Asked Questions


Find resources to assist you in completing your PDP, determine if you need licensure in your state to practice, and learn how to verifying your credential online.