(a) Those individuals who wish to become registered to practice as a registered interior designer in North Carolina, shall demonstrate that they have satisfied the educational and professional experience eligibility requirements adopted by the Council for Interior Design Qualification (CIDQ) to sit for the Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ), shall successfully complete the NCIDQ Examination and submit the Board application for registration and fee. Revocation of the certificate by NCIDQ shall automatically suspend the interior designer's registration to practice in North Carolina until such time as the certificate is reinstated by NCIDQ.
(b) An architect may be granted registration to practice interior design so long as they are currently licensed and in good standing in the State of North Carolina and submit the Board application for registration and fee.
(c) The Board in order to augment the evidence submitted in an application may interview with the applicant to satisfy the Board, or its designee that the applicant has had sufficient interior design practice experience to be able to competently practice registered interior design in this state.
(d) The standards of the CIDQ and NCIDQ and its components are hereby incorporated by reference including subsequent amendments and editions, and can be accessed at no charge at www.cidq.org.
History Note: Authority G.S. 83A-7;
Temporary Adoption Eff. November 30, 2021.