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    Certified Interior Designer Exam

    CERTIFIED INTERIOR DESIGNERS 

     

    Examination 

    NCIDQ Examination (national)

    Exam Vendor  

    NCIDQ 
    (202) 721-0220
    applications@ncidq.org  

    Frequency and Dates of Exam  

    Twice a year (Spring and Fall)
    Contact NCIDQ 

    NCIDQ Application Approval Deadline 

    January 15 for Spring exam
    July 15 for Fall exam

    Exam Fees  

    Submit directly to NCIDQ 

    Initial Fees 

    • Certificate Candidate Application (all sections)$220 (non-refundable) 

     

    Fees Per Section | Visit NCIDQ for more information

    • IDFX | $295 
    • IDPX | $345 
    • Practicum| $450  

     

    Additional Exam Fees Per Administration | Visit NCIDQ for more information 

    • Late Exam Registration (Practicum) | $175 
    • Exam Cancellation (IDFX/IDPX/Practicum) | $50/$75/$130 
    • Exam Emergency Cancellation (IDFX/IDPX/Practicum) | $125/$125/$225
     

    Exam Locations  

    Arlington
    Richmond (Spring only)

    Questions About Exam Scheduling or Registration?  

    Contact NCIDQ at (202) 721-0220 or inquiries@ncidqexam.org   

    Other Questions?  

    After successfully passing the national NCIDQ exam, contact the Board office to obtain an application package.