Select the Practitioner Member level based on your education, experience, and examination. More details on qualification can be found in the ASID Policies. Qualifying documentation must be submitted with your Practitioner Member type application.
Appellation: Your Name, ASID
Professional Practitioner members have successfully passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam or the Architect Registration Exam (A.R.E.) administered by NCARB (or equivalent examination). Any member of a provincial association in Canada who is a member of IDC and any professional member of CODDI (Puerto Rico) is transferable to ASID upon proof of said membership.
Appellation: Your Name, ASID Allied
Allied Practitioners have completed 40 semester/60 quarter hours of interior design OR architecture education from an institution accredited by the appropriate regional or national institutional accrediting body.
Appellation: Your Name, ASID Associate
Associate Practitioners have completed a minimum of college-level associate degree in any major demonstrated by transcript from an institution accredited by the appropriate regional or national institutional accrediting body AND six (6) years of documented full time interior design practice.
Professional, Allied, and Associate Practitioner Member dues are billed annually with the option to pay upfront or in quarterly installments. View the official ASID Billing Policies.
Quarterly Installment Option: $131
The first quarter installment is $201 and includes the annual $25 legislative fee and the annual $45 processing fee.
One Time Application Fee: $100
Take advantage of all the benefits your ASID Practitioner Membership offers.
Showcase Your Achievement
Feature your level of achievement to clients, colleagues, and the design community by using the ASID Practitioner Member appellation.
Advocate by Design is your voice for the profession of interior design on the federal, state, and local levels of government, fighting for legislative and regulatory policy issues that advance and protect the practice of interior design and its related interests.
Be recognized for your exemplary achievements and outstanding service through multiple ASID awards and honors programs.
Expand Your Network
Connect with your ASID professional chapter to increase your network of local peers and product partners.
Launching Winter 2024! Connect with your nationwide ASID network through the Design Connection by ASID platfrom.
Through local chapter Local and National ASID events, you will have the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and expand your network.
Advance Your Expertise
Your virtual learning hub for all your continuing education needs. Access toolkits, trainings, product information updates, sponsored content and more! Most CEUs are free to ASID members.
You want to take the NCIDQ Exam. ASID can help you achieve professional certification with its test prep program and discounts on resources. Upon passing the NCIDQ Exam, become an ASID Professional Practitioner and have your next year’s dues waived!
Gain insights into business, impact, and practice of interior design with access to ASID Research Reports to help you excel in a dynamic and evolving profession.
Support Your Business
Expand your client base with Find a Pro. A basic listing is included with your ASID membership.
Everything you need to build a strong and thriving business which includes member insurance programs, technology discounts, retirement program, and much more.
Connect with the most qualified interior design candidates through Design Careers by ASID. Your ultimate resource hub, Design Careers offers job opportunities, resume tips, career guidance, and a prime platform for employers seeking top talent.
Connect with Your Industry
Many ASID Industry Partners provide trade pricing and discounts for ASID Practitioner members. Examples: IP discounts.
Receive discounts on memberships, credentials, and products through ASID’s network of partnerships. Examples: IWBI WELL AP Exam, IDC membership
ASID members gain access to the SANDOW media catalog of interior design publications as part of a media partnership. ASID members will receive either/both print magazines and online publications.