May 20, 2022: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed six Connecticut Counties in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Fairfield and Tolland Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents in these counties should wear a mask indoors in public; stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for residents who are at high risk for severe illness. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Certification Requirements

 
Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.
 
Applicants holding current certification as a Registered Dietitian by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics may obtain Connecticut certification by arranging for the submission of the following documents directly to this office from the source (please select this link if you are not certified by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics):
 
Written verification of registration sent directly from the CDR to this office; 
 
Please include CDR Registration number on your application**
 
If applicable, verification of all licenses or certifications held, current or expired, from each state in which the applicant is or was licensed as a dietitian/nutritionist.  Please select this link for a form.  Please contact the jurisdiction before submitting the request as a fee may be required.
 
A completed application and fee in the amount of $190.  Applications are only accepted online.  Please select this link to apply online. 
 
Please arrange for all supporting document to be submitted directly from the source to:
 
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Dietitian/Nutritionist Certification
410 Capitol Ave., MS# 12 APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Fax:  (860) 707-1929
   Email:  dph.dentalteam@ct.gov