7 years of graphic design education and professional practice (3- or 4-year post-secondary graphic design diploma or degree and 3 or 4 years of professional practice).
7 years of relevant education and professional practice prior to 2000 and continuous professional engagement in the field from 2000 to the present. Seniority applicants are exempt from the written test portion of the exam, except for the Rules of Professional Conduct section (as of April 26, 2008) and this section has a 75% passing mark.
10 years of relevant education and / or professional practice.
2. Complete the Application, including a record of your education and professional experience.
3. Arrange for sealed copies of your official transcript(s) related to your education to be sent to the
Exam Board, if applicable.
4. Complete the six written rationales required as part of the Portfolio Interview process. To view written rationale guidelines, please refer to page 5 of the RGD Exam Handbook and to view sample rationales, please click here.
5. Submit these to Heidi Mulzer, Examination Board for Registered Graphic Designers,
96 Spadina Avenue
Toronto, ON M5V 2J6