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Newly Credentialed RDs or RDNs* and DTRs or NDTRs**

Welcome, newly credentialed practitioner! Use the following resources to guide you through the recertification and maintenance of your credential.

 

1. Yearly Fee


In order to retain your credential, you need to pay a yearly, registration maintenance fee. You will receive your first fee notice within a week of passing your exam. Subsequent fees are billed every June with a August 31st due date. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership and their dues are separate and distinct from registration with CDR.

   
 
   

2. 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.) The Professional Development Portfolio (PDP), is designed to assist credentialed practitioners in planning for their professional development.

 

3. 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

   
 
   

4. 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.