Certified Interior Designer (CID)
Agency contact information:
Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID), Minnesota Board of
85 E. 7th Place, Suite 160
St. Paul, MN 55101
(651) 296-2388 | (800) 627-3529 (TTY)
(651) 297-5310 (fax)
Contact Info: Laurie.Nistl@state.mn.us
The Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID) licenses and regulates the practice of architecture, professional engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and use of title for certified interior design.
Minn. Stats. 326
Certified Interior Design Application
Certified Interior Design Application for MN Licensed Architects
Application forms are available on the Board website at Applications for Examination, Licensure and Certification.
Interior Design exam candidates must contact National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) at (202) 721-0220 to register for the NCIDQ Examination. You DO NOT fill out an application for the Board until the NCIDQ Examination has been passed.
Certified Interior Designer Application Fee - No Cost
Certified Interior Designer (already a Minnesota licensed architect) Application Fee - $50
Certification Fee - $120
NCIDQ (National Council of Interior Design Qualifications) examination*
*Contact NCIDQ (National Council of Interior Design Qualifications) at (202) 721-0220 for exam cost and obtain an application to take the exam.
Period of Issuance:
Two years, period ending on June 30 of each even numbered year.
Length of Determination Process:
Other Pertinent Information:
See Minn. Stat. § 326.02-.15.
More information can be obtained from the NCIDQ (National Council of Interior Design Qualifications).