State Licensure

State Licensure Information


Licensure Law:

  • Our licensure law is comprised of both statues (the law) and rules/regulations, which are used to implement the law.
  • Both statutes and rules/regulations have the force of law and may be used in the regulation of a profession.


  • The statutes pertaining to this Board are found in the Tennessee Code Annotated under sections
    • T. C. A. 63-1 (Division of Health Related Boards) and
    • T.C. A. 63-25 (Dietetics and Nutrition).
  • To review or print a copy of the Dietitian/Nutrition Licensure law:
    1. Access the Tennessee Code Annotated at
    2. Click on “ Tennessee Code” under Tennessee
    3. On the left hand side, click on the folder Title 63 Professions of the Healing Arts
    4. On the left hand side, click on the folder Chapter 25 Dietetics and Nutrition
    5. Review all sections of the statue

Rules and Regulations:


Board of Dietitians / Nutritionists: