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
The standard for interior designers in the State of California
“Public protection through examination and Certification”

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CCIDC photo of Certification Stamp


The California Council for Interior Design Certification administers the
Certified Interior Designers Law under Chapter 3.9, Sect.5800 of the
California Business and Professions Code. Certification by CCIDC is the
highest standard of professionalism for interior designers in the State of California.


Updated Board Meeting May 14, 2016 to be at the Bay Tower at Sheraton in San Diego

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

New -
April eNews

New -
Issue #2 Sunset Review News (March 29)

February issue of eNews

Sunset Review News, Issue #1

Board meeting minutes (for 9-26-15)

Audited Financial Statement 2014

January issue of eNews

New article:
Universal Design...Beyond Grab Bars

New job posting - Interior Design Instructor
Closing date 2/26/16

New CEU’s

Editorial: “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.

IDEX® deadline is August 1, 2016 for the
October, 2016 exam.

study materials.

Have you passed a national exam?
Apply now under
Path 3

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?

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Building Official Q&A






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