Eligibility for the various categories of membership is as follows:-
i. Qualified Dietitians (營養師) - Any person who is the holder of a degree or a post-graduate diploma in Dietetics recognized by the Health Professions Council (Dietitian Board) in UK, The American Dietetic Association, the Canadian Dietetic Association, the British Dietetic Association and the Australian Dietetic Association for full membership or equivalent;
ii. Qualified Nutritionists (營養學家) - Any person who is the holder of a degree (baccalaureate, master, doctoral) awarded by a university or other institution recognized by the Association majoring in either dietetics or nutritions.
Any person who is the holder of a degree in food science, food service management, home economics, or medicine.
Any student enrolled in a dietetic/nutrition program in a regionally accredited college or university.
Any person who has made a notable contribution to the field of nutrition and dietetics may be admitted to the Association as an Honorary Member upon invitation of the Council Member.
Any person who meets the following criteria may apply for membership as Overseas Member:
- He/She holds the same qualification as a Full Member; and
- He/She resides outside Hong Kong for more than 6 months in a fiscal year of the Association.