Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP)

NARI Universal Design Certified Professionals are recognized as experienced remodelers with skills and knowledge in all aspects of universal design and remodeling.

  • Be primarily engaged in remodeling.
  • Have a minimum of two years continuous experience in the remodeling industry
  • Adhere to NARI’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics
  • Completed a minimum of 8 hours of universal design remodeling/building-related education or be enrolled in the NARI Universal Design course.
  • Successfully completed a comprehensive application that details their background and experience
  • Successfully complete a written examination addressing knowledge areas related to universal design fundamentals, client needs assessments, project design, construction techniques, electrical systems, plumbing systems and exterior universal design considerations.
  • Submit all required application materials and fees.

Click here to download UDCP Program Manual and Application.

Fees for certification:

$250*/member  After June 30 $400

$350/non-member  After June 30  $500

Annual renewal fee:



*If an applicant is found to not be qualified to sit for the exam, this feel will be refunded, minus a $100 processing charge.