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Dietitians & Nutritionists

It is Time to Renew Your License!

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6 numbers
OR
4 letters + at least 1 number

If you have an alpha-numeric license number, you must enter all of the characters in order to renew online. EXAMPLE: ABCD1234

MY LICENSE Online Renewal

Please use our convenient MY LICENSE online renewal application. In most cases your license will be renewed immediately. Due to a heavy volume of renewal activities, processing time for renewal applications received by mail may take up to 4-6 weeks.

If you have not registered, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the MY LICENSE customer home page at: ProfessionalLicense.Alaska.Gov/MYLICENSE
  2. If you have an existing myAlaska account, enter your account information. If not, please create an account. You will be redirected to the MY LICENSE customer home page.
  3. Under Access an Existing License, enter your license number and Web Authorization Code, if one has been provided. This information is on your renewal notice.
  4. To renew your license, simply select the license you wish to renew from the Professional Licensing section.

Electronic Requests for License Verification

NOTE: This feature is for individuals who have registered with MY LICENSE and wish to pay the filing fee online with a credit card payment .

If you are not registered with MY LICENSE and would like information on how to register, please contact dietitiansandnutritionists@alaska.gov

  1. Submit Your Request
    • Send your Request for License Verification to: dietitiansandnutritionists@alaska.gov
    • Put the program along with your first and last name in the subject line.
    • The following information must be provided in the body of your email:
      • NAME: The name used when your professional license was last issued or renewed.
      • LICENSE NUMBER: Your professional license number.
      • SEND TO: Provide both the Board and/or Agency name along with a complete mailing address.
  2. Payment of Fees
    • You will be sent a notification email with a link to your license details page.
    • A “Make a Payment” link will be available within your license details page under “Actions”.
    • A $20 filing fee is required for each verification of license.
  3. Completed Request
    • You will be sent a notification email with a link to your license details page when the request is completed.
    • Please allow up to 10 business days for processing after submitting your payment.

If you prefer to submit a check or money order, you may mail in the Request License Verification form.

Regulation of Dietitians & Nutritionists

The Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing staffs the Regulation of Dietitians & Nutritionists program. The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development adopts regulations to carry out laws governing the practice of Regulation of Dietitians & Nutritionists in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary actions against people who violate licensing laws.

Dietitians & Nutritionists who practice independently must obtain an Alaska Business License.

Initial License Applications

  • Application for Dietitian License, #08-4400, Revised 07/19/19. Must also provide verification of registration from the Commission on Dietitian Registration.
  • Application for Nutritionist License, #08-4399, Revised 07/19/19. Must also provide verification of registration from the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists (BCNS) or the American Clinical Board of Nutrition (ACBN); or provide proof of a masters degree in human nutrition and 900 hours of experience in the field

Renewal License Application

Notice Regarding Telemedicine:

Following SB74, businesses engaged in the practice of telemedicine are required to register for placement on the Telemedicine Business Registry (TBR) through the Professional Licensing Section. Please click HERE to access the application and additional information regarding the registry. Please note that the application is for businesses rather than individual licensees to register; if you have any questions regarding scope of practice requirements or limitations regarding telemedicine, please contact the program’s Occupational Licensing Examiner.


Statutes and Regulations

Alaska Statutes are passed by the legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the department to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.

AS 08.38 specifically applies to Dietitians and Nutritionists. AS 08.01-08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions regulated by the division.

If you would like to receive notice of all proposed regulation changes for your program, please send a request in writing with your name, preferred contact method (mail or email), and the program you want to be updated on to:

Regulations Specialist
Email: RegulationsAndPublicComment@Alaska.Gov
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0806

National Organizations

National organizations may provide information on the regulation of the dietitians and nutritionists in other states.

Contact Information

Lauren Bales, Licensing Examiner
Telephone: (907) 465-2551
Email: DietitiansAndNutritionists@Alaska.Gov
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806