Time & Costs

Time and costs are estimates and are subject to change.

Item Cost Time
Criminal Record Checks $75 Results: 4-6 weeks
Initial Application Fee
Dietetic Intern
Graduate Dietitian (unless previously registered with CDM)
Other Canadian Regulator – Full Registration
Other Canadian Regulator – Temporary Practice
Return to Practice
Document Assessment
$120.00 (effective April 1, 2024) Results: N/A
Graduate Dietitian
Registered Dietitian
Other Cdn Regulator – Full registration
Other Cdn Regulator-Temporary practice registration
$615 per year/$51.25 per month (pro-rated)
Late renewal fee: 35% of registration fee
Processing time: once the College receives a complete application, 2-3 weeks
Renewal: By March 31 of every year*
Renewal: up to 6 months ending March 31
Document Assessment (if applicable) $250.00 – Academic
$250.00 – Practicum
$400.00 – Both
Results: 8 weeks
Academic Upgrade (if applicable) Course costs vary. Contact University of Manitoba for details Length: 2-5 years
Substantial Equivalence Testing (SET) assessment  (if applicable) $600.00 Offered: Spring and Fall each year
Results: 8 weeks
Professional Liability Insurance $90-$250 per year (contact provider)
Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE)
$600 Written: May and November of each year
Results: 6 weeks
Verification of Registration

If another provincial dietetic regulatory body requires verification of your registration, including registration documents, such as transcripts, internship verification and CDRE results.

$25.00 Processing Time: 2 business days

*The College does not provide rebates or refunds on registration fees.  For more information, please see our policy.

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