Joining is Easy!

There are two easy ways to become a member of the IIDA. Either join online or fill out a paper form and mail it in.

Download a Membership Application from the IIDA website, or click on the link below to join online:


Because it’s all about design. But it’s also about our Members, professional growth, and shaping the future. Because you can become part of something greater.

For more than 10 years, the International Interior Design Association has been working to promote Interior Design through the excellence and knowledge of our Members. We strive to advance our profession, while also cultivating diverse leadership and advocating for exceptional design.

IIDA has more than 12,000 members in nine specialty Forums in 30 Chapters around the world committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge. By becoming a Member you are making the decision to be an informed member of the design community.

Choose a Membership

Interior Designer | Professional Member

If you are an Interior Designer and have passed the NCIDQ exam, you qualify as an IIDA Professional Member.

Educator Member

Educators enhance the careers of future generations of Interior Designers. If you are a full-time instructor, department chair, or adjunct professor in a post-secondary program of Interior Design at any university or accredited school of Interior Design, we invite you to join IIDA as a Profession or Associate Member at a reduced membership rate.

Industry Member

An Industry Membership is designed to enhance your networking relationships with IIDA Members and Chapters, as well as with Interior Designers and Students at Chapter programs and events. Companies joining as Industry Members are allowed 3 to 20 Industry Reps as part of their membership, giving you further access to different Chapters around the world.

Architect Member

If you are an Architect actively engaged in the profession of Interior Design, you qualify as a Professional Member

Interior Designer | Associate Member

If you are an Interior Designer with a minimum of two years formal interior design education, and are not NCIDQ certified, you qualify as an IIDA Associate Member.

Student Member

IIDA Student Membership provides students enrolled in an Interior Design program the resources they need for educational and professional development that are not available on campus. These benefits are exclusive to IIDA Student Members and give aspiring Interior Designers unique opportunities to build professional connections that extend well after graduation.

International Member

International Dual Membership and International Membership reflects the Association’s international focus. These membership levels allow you to take advantage of membership benefits and networking opportunities wherever you are located.


If you are actively engaged in a field other than Interior Design such as landscape architecture, lighting design, or architectural photography, you can join IIDA as an Affiliate Member

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Need more information?

For additional information, please contact Megan Murray, VP of Membership: