Applying from Out of Province

You must be licensed with the regulatory body in the province in which you work. Therefore, if you practice in Nova Scotia as a dietitian or nutritionist you must be licensed with the Nova Scotia Dietetic Association (NSDA).

The Application Process

  1. Retain your membership in the province where you currently live until you are licensed with NSDA.
  2. Apply to NSDA.  Do not submit transcripts, verification of internship or exam results.
  3. Contact the regulatory body where you are currently licensed and request that they send NSDA the Labour Mobility Form.  This confirms that your registration in good standing.  They will also send NSDA copies of your credentials. The regulatory body where you are currently licensed may charge a processing fee.  
  4. New registrants will be required to start NSDA's Continuing Competency Program (CCP) upon registration.  Information about your obligations with NSDA will be mailed to you.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or to schedule an in-person or telephone appointment.  She will respond to your email within two to three business days.  Should your application be denied, you may appeal the Registration Committee’s decision within 30 days of written notice.