With over 1,300 members in nine chapters across the country, the GDC is the voice of professional graphic design in Canada.
When completing the online form, select the chapter in your region and the appropriate membership level. If you reside in a region not listed, you can join the GDC as a Member at Large (at any membership level). If you are unsure of which membership level to join, please click here.
CGD certification requires an application and portfolio/case study review. If you are applying for CGD certification, you will be granted Provisional membership until you successfully complete your application and portfolio/case study review. Further information including the portfolio/case study review criteria will be provided after you sign up. There are many more benefits for members—so apply for your portfolio/case study review soon!
All GDC members abide by the GDC Code of Ethics.
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If you are current member and wish to renew, please use the form on the renewal page.