Dietitian (LD)

License Renewal

Ohio licenses may be renewed online at elicense.ohio.govNote: if you experience technical issues on the eLicense website, please use either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser.

Renewals can be submitted within 180 days prior to the expiration date.

Renewal reminders are no longer mailed. There is a system generated email at 90, 60 and 30-days prior to the expiration date. Please check your spam or junk folders for this notice, since they are delivered from a “NoReply” account and keep your email updated.


You can watch a short video walking through the eLicense process:

  • Navigate to

  • Choose Login / Create an Account

  • Log in with your email address and password

 Once on your Dashboard:

  • Find the license you wish to renew

  • Click the Options button on that license tile

  • Choose Renew from the dropdown options

  • Be sure to update your profile and contact information

  • Complete the application including payment of renewal fees with a credit card

An automated email will be sent to you once you have successfully completed the renewal application and paid the required fee. A confirmation letter with a replica wallet card will be attached to the email. If you have questions or need assistance, please email


Late License Renewal

Late renewal is applicable if the license has lapsed for less than two years.


License Restoration

An individual should apply for a restoration application if their license has been inactive for two years or more. A license may be restored upon an applicant's submission of a restoration application, the restoration fee and submission of criminal background checks. Please note: The board may require additional training or examination, or both, of any applicant who for the two years or more immediately preceding the date of application has not been engaged in clinical practice. To restore a license, log into the eLicense portal:


Renewal Fees

Renewal $180.00

Late renewal fee $205.00

Restoration $230.00

Limited Permit License Renewal $65.00   

Transaction fee $3.50


Continuing Education Requirements

Licensees are required to complete continuing education in compliance with rule 4759-4-04:

  • Registered dietitians must complete the continuing education required to hold current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • If the licensee is not a registered dietitian, the licensee must complete 30 hours of continuing education every two year registration period, and shall use and document a learning process for that registration period that is consistent with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

  • Every two year registration period, all licensed dietitians are required to complete at least one hour of continuing education related to ethics or laws, rules, and regulations governing the practice of dietetics.

  • Continuing education hours shall be earned by completing activities approved by the commission on dietetic registration, academy of nutrition and dietetics, or the Ohio academy of nutrition and dietetics.


Dietetic Advisory Council

For more information on the Advisory Council, please click here.


Board Meetings

A list of board meetings can be found here. Meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend.


Forms and Helpful Links

License Verification in eLicense

Professional Development Portfolio (PDP)

Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4759

Ohio Administrative Code 4759

Code of Ethics​​