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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CCIDC photo of Certification Stamp


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.


New March 6, 2017 is our Sunset Review Hearing. Download information here.

New Board minutes September, 2016

New Job postings for CIDs

New Issue #5 - Capitol Information for Designers

New  Seeking a Public member for our board.

New  December eNews

New January 2017 board meeting

New CEUs from LACSI and Jenn-Air

Schedule a School or Design Firm Presentation

Issue #4 -
Capitol Information for Designers

Information on Legislation for CIDs

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

Universal Design...Beyond Grab Bars

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

LEED Discounts

Notice on “interior architecture”

Houzz web site offer

Retail Furniture Dealer’s License:Do CIDs need one?

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

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how to become certified. The
IDEX® deadline is March 1, 2017 for the
May, 2017 exam.
Note! On March 2, 2017, IDEX® fees will increase.

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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