How to apply

Eligibility

- 7 years of education and/or relevant work experience (can include 2-4 year post-secondary diploma or degree in graphic design or related field)

 

Seniority Exemption

If you have 15 years of education and/or relevant work experience (can include a maximum of 7 years of education), you are exempt from 3 out of the 5 sections of the Online Test. Only the Ethics and Accessibility sections must be successfully completed.

 

Application Forms

- Download Form for Design Practitioners

- Download Form for Design Managers

- Download Form for Design Educators

 

 

Application Review

Once your application is received, it will be reviewed by members of our Eligibility Review Committee and within one week, you will be informed of your eligibility.

 

Fee

Eligible applicants are required to pay an admin fee of CDN$150 plus applicable taxes; FREE for Provisional RGDs and Affiliate Members of RGD.

 

Next Steps

We will then work with you to schedule sessions for your Online Test and Portfolio Presentation.

 

The entire process can take as little as 2 weeks from application to RGD membership but you can take up to 6 months after applying to go through the process.

 

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Membership, Heidi Veri, by email at .