Ready to apply for registration? Please complete the form and follow the steps on this page.
Please note: You must become a member of the NSA before your registration can be confirmed. Registration is for a period of three years, after which you must renew your registration. Registration does not qualify you to obtain a provider number with Medicare or any other health care provider.
Associate registration confers the award of the letters ANutr and the title Associate Nutritionist.
Associate registration applies to qualified graduates with a BSc or other suitable qualification majoring in nutrition and at least one other related subject area (for example biosciences)
A person who has achieved a tertiary qualification in nutrition and/or at least three years of relevant work experience or further study.
Registration confers the award of the letters RNutr and the title Registered Nutritionist.
Registered Nutritionist is open to graduates with a:
A person with specialised qualification and experience in public health nutrition.
Registration confers the award of the letters RPHNutr and the title Registered Public Health Nutritionist.
A person with specialised qualifications and experience in animal nutrition.
Registration confers the award of the letters RAnNutr and the title Registered Animal Nutritionist.
Find out what qualifications and experience you need to meet the criteria for registration:
If you have overseas qualifications, you will need to contact your state based Overseas Qualification Unit (OQU) and have your qualification assessed. This service is usually free but there may be eligibility criteria. There is no OQU in New South Wales (NSW). If you live in NSW, see the Qualification Assessment page for information on Australian Education International (AII) assessment services and how to apply.
Before applying, we recommend that you read the following resources about the scheme:
Follow the steps below to apply for registration:
Check our application deadlines.
The Registration Committee meets four times per year to review applications:
Complete the registration application form [.pdf - 124KB] and provide supporting documentation.
Supporting documents include:
Optional: Certified degree certificate
Scan and save all documents as a single PDF file.
Send your application (including completed form, supporting documentation and payment) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or post to:
Nutrition Society of Australia
PO Box 576
Crows Nest NSW 1585