RGD Certification Application

We are so pleased that you are ready to start the process to become a Certified RGD.


Please note that we have changed the RGD Certification Application Process to make your journey to becoming an RGD smoother.


You will now submit both your Application Form and 6 Rationales through a platform called Judgify. For details on RGD’s Certification Process and the requirements for portfolio pieces, click here.


When you are ready to apply, please select one of the below options to begin the RGD Certification Process.


Download Design Practitioner Application (fillable pdf)

Design Manager Application

Design Educator Application


If you have any questions, please contact RGD by email at or by phone at 1.888.274.3668 x 22.