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Dietitians & Nutritionists

Due to multiple recent vacancies on staff and increased COVID-related workloads, we are currently unable to return calls and emails within our normal processing times. Our primary focus is on reviewing and issuing licenses. If you have applied for licensure, please check the MY LICENSE online portal for real-time updates on the progress of your application. Answers to most other questions can be located using the links on the right-hand side of the page. Thank you for your patience while we attend to these priorities, and we will respond to your inquiry within five business days.

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 07/19/2019
    Must also provide verification of registration from the Commission on Dietitian Registration.
  • Application for Nutritionist License
    #08-4399, Revised 07/19/2019
    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

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

Telephone: 907-465-2547
Email: DietitiansAndNutritionists@Alaska.Gov
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806