Welcome to the Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors
This agency consists of 5 Board members, 3 office staff and 1 inspector. The Board includes four licensed funeral directors and embalmers and one public (consumer) member. Their objective is to prescribe the standards of efficiency for those who are engaged in the practice of funeral directing and embalming.
The Board adopts, promulgates and enforces regulations for the transaction of its business, the management of its affairs, and the promotion of the educational standards of the profession, as it considers expedient and consistent with KRS Chapter 316.
The Board is self-supporting through fees assessed for professional licensure. The agency receives no general fund tax appropriation.
On the Law and Regulations tab you will find the new Cremation Authorization form and the new Funeral Planning Declaration form.
WE HAVE MOVED!
The Board Office has moved to a new location. Please feel free to come visit us at the new Board Office.
Our new address is:
9114 Leesgate Road
Louisville, KY 40222
Board Meeting Deadline
The March Board meeting will be on March 14, 2017. The deadline for this meeting is March 3, 2017. Please make sure that all paperwork is typed and everything is included in the packet when mailed to the Board office. If the forms are not typed or complete you will not be put on the agenda.
The June Exam deadline is May 1, 2017. All exam applications MUST be typed when submitted into the Board office with
all required documents included. If the applications are not typed, the Board office will mark the packet incomplete and you will not be placed on the exam list to be approved by the Board.
The apprentice sworn statements and book reports are due May 1, 2017. The body count list on the sworn statement should
cover October 16, 2016 to April 15, 2017. Please make sure the book report meets all requirements and all forms are signed
before mailing the packet in.