Become an NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer

Validate your expertise and promote your skills through NCIDQ Certification. Join more than 30,000 members of a select but growing community who have been certified through the NCIDQ Examination. These highly competent professionals have distinguished themselves by demonstrating a specific set of core interior design competencies, supported by verified work experience and a college degree. Earn this prestigious benchmark of interior design expertise and share in the benefits of certification.


  • Give clients and employers the added confidence they seek by enabling them to easily verify your knowledge, experience and skill with NCIDQ Certification.

  • Practice to the fullest extent of your capabilities wherever life’s opportunities take you. NCIDQ Certification is fully portable and accepted by all regulated jurisdictions throughout North America.

  • Gain wider industry visibility and recognition as an NCIDQ Certified designer.

  • Expand your network of expert, connected and passionate colleagues.

  • Receive first year professional membership for free in the American Society of Interior Designers, the largest association of your peers.