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South Carolina Panel for Dietetics

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if someone is licensed as a dietitian in South Carolina?

Anyone can verify that a person is licensed by clicking the "Licensee Lookup" link available on our site. This information is updated every 24 hours.

Must I be a Registered Dietitian in order to be eligible for a license to practice dietetics in South Carolina?

Yes.  All licensed dietitians must have a current registration issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration before a license is issued in South Carolina.

Do I have to maintain my Registered Dietitian (RD) status with the Commission to keep my South Carolina license?

Yes. Maintaining an active Commission on Dietetics Registration is a stipulation for licensure and renewal.

When do I renew my Dietitian's license?

License renewals are due May 31 of odd numbered years.  The pocket card issued when you first obtained a license and thereafter upon renewing, displays the license expiration date.

What is the fee to renew my Dietitian's license?

If renewed by May 31 of odd numbered years $100; $150 if renewed during June.

How do I renew my Dietitian's license?

Online renewal is available by going to  Renewal notices are sent at least 3 months prior to the due date to all licensees with instructions on how to renew online.

Are there continuing education requirements for license renewal?

Yes.  By maintaining a current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration the CE requirements for license renewal are met.  A compliance audit is conducted that randomly selects licensees that will be notified to submit to the Panel office proof of a current registration.

Do you need to have a South Carolina Dietetics’ license to conduct tele-dietetics?


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