California Council For Interior Design Certification

Celebrate 30-Years of CCIDC

For the past 30 years, CCIDC has been protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public through administering the Certified Interior Designer Title Act in California.

To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public through administering the Certified Interior Designer Title Act.

California Certified Interior Designer’s Title Act

The California Certified Interior Designer’s Title Act is written into law: California Business and Professions Code, Section 5800 – 5812.

California Certified Interior Designer's Title Act

Q: Does California Have “Self” or “Private” Certification for Interior Design?

A: No! California has a Title Act, written into the California Business & Professions Code. CCIDC is the Non-Profit Board that administers the Title Act; with government oversight from the California Department of Consumer Affairs. CCIDC, like other State and Certification Boards is required to go through the Sunset Review Process.  

Want to Make a Difference in The Interior Design Profession?

Here are some ways you can get involved and be a positive change for the Interior Design profession in California.

The IDEX® California Exam has been revised and updated!

Revisions to Include:

  • Updated Questions in All Domains
  • Most Recent Codes/Regulations Used
  • Expanded from 3 Domains to 11 Domains
  • Code Related Questions Written/Revised by International Codes Council (ICC)
  • Updated Study Guide Now Available!

The Spring 2022 IDEX® Exam signups are now closed.
CCIDC accepts application 365 days per year, apply today for the Fall 2022 IDEX® Exam!

Application Packets are Due August 1st  for the Fall 2022 IDEX® Exam!
Retest fees are also due August 1st to retake the IDEX® Exam in the Fall.

Read the 2021 Sunset Review Report

Learn more about the Sunset Review Process and
CCIDC’s Governmental Oversight:
Here