CCIDC Payment Policy

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CCIDC Payment Policy2018-06-11T16:44:41+00:00

Certified Interior Designer Payment Policy


  • Two Invoices are sent via mail prior to the CID Expiration Date.
  • The first Invoice is mailed 4 months prior to the expiration date.
  • A discount coupon code is for 30 days from the date of the first invoice.
  • The discount coupon is a courtesy offered by CCIDC and may be discontinued at any time.
  • Payments received after the 30 days are NOT discount code eligible (no exceptions).
  • Renewals will not be processed until the amount in full is received.
  • Payment Plans will only be considered from the first invoice period.
  • Payment plans must be paid in full prior to the expiration date.
  • Contact the CCIDC Office to apply for approval for a payment plan.
  • Emeritus Status does not qualify for discounts or payment plans.
  • Full or partial payments are not eligible for a refund.
  • The second invoice is sent at the beginning of the month of expiration.
  • CCIDC sends email reminders twice before the expiration date.
  • CIDs must update their contact information via the CID Account.
  • CCIDC is NOT responsible for incorrect contact information.
  • Payments received after the expiration date are assessed a late fee.
  • Renewals not complete by the expiration date will result in a delinquent status.
  • After 4 years of delinquency, CIDs will become expired.
  • Expired CIDs must reapply for certification and pass the IDEX Exam.
  • CEU requirements are 50% of the renewal process and must be complete by the expiration date.
  • CID Status will remain Delinquent until all fees are paid in full and CEUs reported to the CID Account.
  • Payment by Visa, Mastercard or Discover are paid through a secure server accessed through the CID Account.
  • Payment/Credit Card information is NOT stored and cannot be reused unless reentered.
  • Credit Card payments are not accepted via phone.
  • Mail payments via check to : CCIDC, Inc. 365 W. Second Ave, Suite 102, Escondido, CA 92025.
  • It is the responsibility of CIDs to make payments in a timely manner, do not wait until the last minute.
  • CCIDC Accepts the following Credit Cards:

Certified Interior Designer Payment Options


Choose your preferred renewal option:

Option #1

2-Year Basic Certification Renewal Fee (Includes ID Card only


Option #2

2-Year Certification Renewal with Digital Image Stamp Fee (Includes ID Card & Digital Image Stamp)


Option #3

2-Year Certification Renewal with Stamp Fee (Includes ID Card & Rubber Stamp)


Option #4

2-Year Certification Renewal with Both Stamps Fee (Includes ID Card, Digital Image Stamp & Rubber Stamp)



If your payment is late by:              The penalty is the sum of:

1 to 10 days *                                             $25 fee penalty + Renewal Option Amount

11 to 30 days *                                           $50 fee penalty + Renewal Option Amount

31 days to 60 days *                                  $75 fee penalty + Renewal Option Amount

61 days to one year *                                 $100 fee penalty + Renewal Option Amount

More than one year *                                 $100 fee penalty + $100 reactivation fee + Renewal Option Amount

* Late # of days past: Expiration Date



Returned Check (NSF) & Returned Credit Card Transactions$40 FeeNon-refundable
Certification – First Time Fees and Renewals$225 – $325Non-refundable
Certification Reactivation$450 – $525Non-refundable
CID Certificate Replacement Fee$30Non-refundable
Identification Card Replacement Fee$25Non-refundable
Stamp Replacement Fee$50Non-refundable
Digital Stamp Replacement Fee$25Non-refundable
Optional IDEX Exam Registration for existing CIDs$450Non-refundable
IDEX Registration, Application for Certification$500 – $800*Non-refundable*
Pre Exam Window Transfer Fee$75Non-refundable
Exam Window Transfer Fee$400*Non-refundable*
IDEX Retest Fee$400*Non-refundable*
IDEX “No Show”$450Non-refundable
*In some emergency situations, a portion of this fee may be refunded; provided request is made and approved within the same calendar year payment was received.*

Certified Interior Designers - The CID Account is now back online! Thank you for our patience and understanding. The CCIDC Staff. Dismiss