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Services for Credentialed Practitioners

The following services are available at no cost
to RDNs*, RDs*, NDTRs** and DTRs**



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 or phone at 312-899-0040 Ext. 5500.
Proflle Changes

Change of Name Policy
Effective July 2019
For the protection of your identity, name changes can only be made by electronically submitting or by mailing legal documentation to CDR/Academy.
Click here for instructions to electronically submit your legal documentation using your password-protected MyCDR account. 
Click here for instructions to mail your legal documentation to CDR/Academy.

Change of Mailing Address/Email Address Policy
Effective July 2019
To protect the security of your record and maintain integrity of the CDR/Academy database, we are unable to change mailing addresses and email addresses based on a verbal requests. We encourage you to log into your MyCDR account by clicking here to update your mailing address and/or email address. You may also submit the completed Address Change Form to or mail to: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or Commission on Dietetic Registration, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, 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 
Sharon M. McCauley by e-mail at or phone at 312-899-4823.
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
*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.
Continuing Professional Education

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.

CPE Request for Prior Approved Programs
To obtain a copy of this form, contact CDR at 312-899-0040 Ext. 5500 or e-mail your request to You can also obtain this form online.
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 You can also obtain this Guide online.
Maintenance Fees

Credentialing Registration Maintenance Fee
To learn more about deadlines and how to pay the annual registration maintenance fee, click here.