Becoming registered as a Registered Associate Nutritionist by Direct Entry
Only graduates (within the last 3 years) from currently accredited degree programmes may apply by 'Direct Entry Application'.

Completion of an AfN Accredited Degree Programme does not guarantee you will become registered, however it does demonstrate that you meet our professional standards of knowledge and understanding and are thus eligible to apply for registration without the need to complete a mapping form or present a portfolio of evidence. 

How to apply:

  Read the Guidance Notes for Registered Associate Nutritionist via Direct Entry before completing your application form

  Read the AfN Standards of Ethics, Conduct and Performance

  Complete the Application For Registered Associate Nutritionist via Direct Entry  (PDF version)
Please note we do not currently accept electronic submissions as a signature is required

  Return completed application form, a certified copy of your photographic identification  and payment to Association for Nutrition.


Ensure that all the relevant documents are included with your submission.

Please ensure you have attached the correct amount of postage for the weight and size of your envelope as failure to do so will result in your application not being received (remember an envelope larger than A5 is classed as a Large Letter by Royal Mail).


If you need further help, please see our FAQ or email


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