Becoming a Registered Nutritionist (RNutr) via EEBN

Becoming a Registered Nutritionist via Experience in Evidence Based Nutrition (EEBN)

This route is for individuals with a minimum of 10 years’ work experience in evidence-based nutrition at a senior level in industry, research, academia, sport, government, charity, NGO or health care settings.

If you have been working in nutrition science but have less than 10-years of senior level experience, please read the page on applying for Registered Nutritionist via Portfolio application.

How to Apply:

Complete the following:

Return completed application form including details of two referees (at least one referee must be a UKVRN Registered Nutritionist), supporting statement, full CV, a certified copy of your photographic identification, and payment, to Association for Nutrition.

During the current Covid-19 pandemic, like many of you, our staff are working remotely in accordance with government advice. Therefore during this time, please do not post applications to the office. Instead please use the online application forms or alternatively submit your application form and accompanying documents electronically to:  If your files are too large to send in a single email, please either try creating a Zip folder to reduce file size or use a file transfer service such as Google drive or WeTransfer. Please do not send multiple emails.


Please inform your referees of your application, as we will contact these shortly after receipt of your application and will not be able to send your portfolio to an assessor until references have been received and all other documentation has been confirmed as enclosed (certified ID, Long CV, supporting statement, any accompanying evidence & application fee).

ID and Degree Certificates/Transcripts can be certified as true copies of the original documents by any individual of professional standing, providing they are not related to you, do not live at the same address as yourself and is not a close personal friend.


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