Provisional RGD (Grad - 3 years experience)
Stand out in the Crowd

As a Provisional RGD, you display your credibility and commitment to design professionalism and have the opportunity to connect with employers, colleagues and clients.


- Graduation from a 3- or 4-year graphic design program* OR Graduation from a 2-4 year post-secondary program* and full-time employment in the field.
- Less than 8 years combined education and experience.

* official transcript must be submitted to RGD


Next Steps

- Complete the Provisional RGD Application Form
- Contact your graduating school to arrange for an official transcript to be mailed or emailed to RGD directly from the school registrar.

- Pay your membership dues: The fee is $7.50 per month or $90 + HST for a full year. The fee is pro-rated after January on a monthly basis. For example, if you join in October, the fee for the remainder of the year (Nov-Dec) would be $15 + HST.

If you have any questions, email or call 1 888 274 3668 x 22.


Transition from Prov. RGD to Certified RGD
- Prov. RGDs are informed when our records indicate that they are eligible to go through RGD's Certification Process.

- You then have 1 year to do so or transition to Affiliate Membership.

- Prov. RGDs who become Certified RGDs  continue to pay Prov. rates until they have 10 years combined education and experience.