CHID Eligibility & Application

Become a CHID Certified Healthcare Interior Designer®

The CHID credential means you are distinguished and qualified by education, examination, and work experience to practice healthcare interior design. Holding the CHID credential also demonstrates that you maintain the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and competence. For eligibility, refer to the Candidate Handbook.

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  • One Time Offer: Discounted pricing to celebrate AAHID’s 15th anniversary
  • No portfolio necessary
  • No letters of reference needed
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  • Two fall exam windows

New Fillable Application

Become CHID Certified. Now It’s Easier Than Ever!
Application Deadline: July 15, 2019

New Study Preparation Resources

To be eligible to sit for the CHID exam, you must have:

CHID Exam Eligibility Requirements

CHID Certified Healthcare Interior Designer® Application Process

There are two easy steps to the application process:

  1. Complete the application and submit all materials to
  2. Submit payment

Certification Payment

  • Price: $200.00
  • $0.00

Should you have any questions, please email

If applying by mail, please send check and application to:

C/O Certification Application
8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631