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Associate Membership

IIDA Associate Membership is designed for interior designers that have completed at least two years of formal interior design education but have not yet become NCIDQ-certified.


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If you are an interior designer with a minimum of two years of formal interior design education, and are not NCIDQ-certified, you qualify as an IIDA Associate member. Your application must include:

  • Photocopy of official college transcript or diploma documenting your design education credentials.

Member Dues

All IIDA memberships run on the calendar year, January through December. Membership dues are prorated from April through June. All new members and members reactivating their memberships will have a one-time $75 application fee added to their dues.

Associate 1 (Years 1-2): $249.00
Associate 2 (Years 3-5):
Associate 3 (6 Years and more):

If you are renewing your Associate membership, please note that this type of membership includes three progressive levels with individual dues based on the length of consecutive membership. For renewing a lapsed Associate membership, dues will be calculated according to the next level of Associate membership previously held.


If you are a student interested in upgrading your membership to an Associate membership, please reach out to memberservices@iida.org for more information.