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Professional Membership

The IIDA Professional Interior Designer membership is designed for practitioners of interior design that have passed either the NCIDQ or the ARE.

Memberships

Professional Interior Designer

Professional Architect

Member Dues

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

Prorated New Member Dues

New memberships are prorated on a quarterly basis by join date:

Pay the full annual dues rate or pay in 12 Monthly Dues Rate payments (EZ PAY)

Annual Dues Rate
Aug. 1, 2020 - Mar. 13, 2021: $535.00
Monthly Dues Rate: $55 ($660 Annual)

April 1 - June 30, 2021: $401.25

July 1 - Aug. 31, 2021: $267.50

Renewing Member Dues

2021 Calendar Year Dues: $535

Qualifications

Professional Interior Designer
You qualify for the Professional Membership if you are actively engaged in the practice, and have passed the NCIDQ exam. Your application must include proof of NCIDQ credentials. In lieu of NCIDQ credentials, you may also be considered for membership if you can meet the following requirements:

  • You have completed 2-4 years of coursework in an interior design or architecture program.
  • You have completed 15 years of work experience as an interior designer.
  • You can provide three letters of recommendation from IIDA members in good standing that can support your career achievements in the interior design profession.

Professional Architect
Professionals are actively engaged in the profession and have completed the ARE exam. Or, you are actively engaged in the profession and meet the following requirements:

  • Completed two to four years of coursework in an interior design or architecture program
  • 15 years of work experience
  • Can provide three letters of recommendation from IIDA members in good standing that can support the candidate's career achievements in the Interior Design profession
Benefits

In addition to our member benefits, U.S.-based IIDA Professional members are eligible for complimentary print and digital publications that cover technical and theoretical topics in design, as well as community news and events. Log in to view a full list of IIDA Member Benefits.

Resources

Information and resources for existing or prospective members: