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.


NEW Issue #6 - Capitol Information for Designers

NEW May 20, 2017 Annual Board Meeting

NEW Watch the 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

February eNews

Job postings for CIDs

Seeking a Public member for our board.

Schedule a
School or Design Firm Presentation

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

- 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

*For all site updates, see our
News page


how to become certified.
IDEX ® deadline is August 1, 2017 for the October, 2017 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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