International Member

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Annual International Dues: $125.00
Annual International Student Dues: $58.00
Processing Fee: $25.00
The Academy's membership year is June 1 — May 31

Available to any person who:

  • Has completed formal training in food, nutrition or dietetics received outside the United States and US Territories, verified by the country's professional dietetics association and/or national regulatory body.
  • Is a student enrolled in a food, nutrition or dietetics educational program outside the United States which is not a US regionally accredited institution and is not accredited by ACEND. This classification carries a six-year limit and is available for international students who state their intent to complete formal training in food, nutrition or dietetics outside the United States and US Territories as verified by their education program.

Privileges of International Membership

International members may be members of committees and attend meetings. International members shall be entitled to vote and eligible to hold elected office at the affiliate level.

Special Note: The Academy is unable to process applications for membership without International Verification documentation. The International Verification documentation must be provided within 30 days of application (or a notification must be received from the applicant within 30 days advising when it will be returned). If International Verification documentation is not provided or if you do not qualify for Academy membership, the Academy will cancel the application and refund payment.