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Interior Designer


A Certified Interior Designer (CID) licensed in New York plans, designs, supervises and/or consults on various aspects of interior spaces.

Licensing Requirements

An applicant must file an application for licensure/registration with the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professsions, to practice and use the title of certified interior designer in New York State. The latest information and requirements for licensure are available on the New York State Education Department's Office of the Professions website at

Fees: (as of April 7, 2014)

The licensure fee for Certified Interior Design is $377.

Licenses Issued and Active

In 2012, there were 22 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2013, there were 30 licenses issued for this occupation.

Licensing Authority

New York State Education Department
Education Building, 2nd Floor
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Interior Design Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 140

Standard Occupational Classification

27-1025 - Interior Designers
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Additional Information

American Society of Interior Designers
718 7th St. NW, 4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 546-3480

National Council for Interior Design Qualification
1602 L Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: (202) 721-0220
Fax: (202) 721-0221


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 12/03/14.

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