CCIDC _ California Council for Interior Design Certification

1605 Grand Avenue, Suite 4
San Marcos, CA 92078
Phone: 760 - 761-4734  / Fax: 760 - 761-4736
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California Council for Interior Design Certification
Provides for the protection, health, safety and welfare of the public by administering the California Certified Interior Designer Title Act.

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The California Council for Interior Design Certification administers the
Certified Interior Designer Title Act California Business and Professions Code:
Chapter 3.9, Sect.5800. Certification by CCIDC is the highest standard of professionalism for interior designers in the State of California.



August eNews (Doug Stead retired Aug. 15th)

July eNews

Commercial CID title?
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September 23: Board & Strategic Planning Meeting, Los Angeles -
More information

Seeking a Public member for our board.

Issues with plan submittal at LADBS?
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Job postings for CIDs

Schedule a
School or Design Firm Presentation

Editorial: “You are NOT a “MEMBER” of CCIDC!
Interior Architecture

*For all site updates, see our News page

Information on Legislation for CIDs

Issue #6 -
Capitol Information for Designers

Video of the CCIDC Sunset Review Hearing

March 6, 2017
was our Sunset Review Hearing. Download hearing information here.

Download our 2017 Sunset Review Report

Visit our
2017 Sunset Review page

Utah Legislation article on Interiors & Sources with Comment from Doug Stead, CCIDC Exec. Director

Universal Design...Beyond Grab Bars

- CID is codified in law
Updated CID Law (effective Jan. 1, 2014)
Analysis of new “contract” Section 5807

CCIDC Continues to Set the Standard for California Interior Designers

CCIDC Defines CA Interior Design Profession

Read CCIDC’s Comment/Response to AIACC’s
 “Support and Oppose” article

CCIDC’s Final Background Paper


how to become certified.
IDEX ® deadline is March 1, 2018 for the May, 2018 exam.
Have you passed a national exam?
Apply now under
Path 3

study materials.

Rescheduling the IDEX.

Consumer Alert on the title C.I.D.

Read or download our
Consumers Guide.

Frequently Asked Questions about CIDs

Articles by Certified Interior Designers


The legislative intent of the CID law.

Who are Certified Interior Designers?

Read our
Building Official Q&A






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