Locations of Exams

All three sections of the NCIDQ Examination -- the Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX), the Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX), and the Practicum Exam (PRAC) -- are held at a Prometric Test Centers throughout the United States and Canada. 

For more information about taking your NCIDQ Exam during COVID-19, make sure to check out the following resources on Prometric.com regarding updates to site status, procedures, safety measures, and FAQs.


  • COVID-19 Strategies: provides the most current information on Prometric's operation status and safety measures.

  • Essential Client Programs List: provides our current list of essential test programs that are currently eligible to test in the U.S. We will evaluate and update this list on a rolling basis.

  • Site Openings List: provides a running list of all of our current open/scheduled-to-open sites and their resumption test date. This list is updated daily to reflect any changes in status, and will be evaluated for further additions on a rolling basis.

  • Social Distancing Policies: provides a detailed look at our standard and social distancing policies and test center procedure modifications that you are expected to follow while at the test center.

  • Test-Taker FAQ: provides answers to frequently asked questions you might have about impacts to your exam.