Services for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDNs*), Registered Dietitians (RDs*), Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTRs**) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs**)
The following services are available at no cost to RDNs*, RDs*, NDTRs** and DTRs**:
Credentialing Registration Maintenance Fee
To learn more about deadlines and how to pay the annual registration maintenance fee, click here.
Change of Name Policy
Effective September 2013
For the protection of your identity, name changes cannot be made on the website, but must be submitted with legal documentation by mail to the Academy or CDR accompanied by the completed Name/Address Change Form. Documentation must include the original legal document such as marriage license/certificate, divorce decree or court order showing the name change. If you do not wish to submit the original document, a notarized copy will be accepted. The completed form and required documentation should be mailed to: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or Commission on Dietetic Registration, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606. We are unable to accept faxed or scanned copies attached to emails. Should you have any questions regarding your name change, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Change of Address/Email Policy
Effective September 2013
To protect the security of your record and maintain integrity of the Academy/CDR database, we are unable to change mailing address and email address based on a verbal requests. We encourage you to log into your profile by clicking here to update your mailing address and/or email address. You may also submit the completed Address Change Form to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or Commission on Dietetic Registration, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, Illinois 60606.
Monitoring of CDR Credential Use/Misuse
To report misuse of the RDN*, RD*, NDTR**, DTR**, FADA, CSG, CSO, CSP, CSR and CSSD credentials, contact Chris Reidy by e-mail at email@example.com or phone at 312-899-0040 Ext. 4857.
Monitoring Compliance with the Academy/CDR Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics
To report violations of the Academy/CDR Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Search for CPE Activities
To locate CDR-approved CPE activities by location, date, and/or topic, utilize our Online CPE Database.
Submission of Professional Development Portfolio Learning Plan and Logging of CPEUs on Professional Development Portfolio Activity Log.
To submit PDP learning plans and log CPEUs on the PDP activity logs, click here. To access your record, you will need your registration number and web password.
On-Line Verification of Registered Status
To verify registered status on-line, go to the CDR home page and click on the Credential Verification Search link. To obtain verification, the registration identification number and state of residence must be provided.
Written Verification of Registered/Certified Status
To request written verification of your registered/certified status, submit your request with your name, registration number, and address by e-mail at email@example.com or phone at 312-899-0040 Ext. 5500.
Professional Development Portfolio Guide
To obtain a copy of this Guide, contact CDR at 312/899-0000, ext. 5500 or e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also obtain this Guide online.
*Please note the RDN and RD are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here.
**Please note the NDTR and DTR are two credential designation options for one certification program. Practitioners may choose to use one or the other. For more information, click here.