California Council For Interior Design Certification

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

The IDEX® California Exam Has Been Revised and Updated!

The Updated version of the IDEX® California Exam is available for the October 2021 testing period.

Revisions to Include:

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

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.