Interior Design Early Exam
Applicants for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam may begin testing after education and six months' approved experience under the direct supervision of a registered interior designer. See Rule 5.31 and Rule 5.51.
All applicants must submit to TBAE:
- Certified transcript
- Employment verification form to document at least 6 months experience under the direct supervision of a registered interior designer.
- Proof of Legal Status
To apply and pay the fee online, please create an account.
- June 1 for the Fall exam
- December 1 for the Spring exam
Five Year Time-Limit for Passing the Exam
All candidates must pass all parts of the exam within five years of the date they pass the first section
All registration requirements must be completed before you can be registered as an interior designer, even if you have passed all parts of the NCIDQ exam. This means that you must finish all of the required experience and complete fingerprint requirement before you can be registered as an interior designer.
Contact: Exam Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)