On the Law & Regulations tab you will find the new Cremation Authorization form and the new Funeral Planning Declaration form. 

Welcome to the Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors

T​​his 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.

Special Board Meeting!

​A special called Board meeting will take place Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Board office. 




Establishment Renewals

You may renew your establishment renewal here. Log on using the establishment license number and the last 4 digits of the registered phone number. Remember to send the complete GPL, including Casket Price List and Outer Burial Container Price List, to the office. Establishment licenses must be renewed separately. 


Individual Renewals

You may renew one or several individual licenses in one transaction. Log on using the license holders license number the last 4 digits of their social security number. Don’t forget to send any declared CE’s to the Board office.


Courtesy Card

You may complete a courtesy card application on here. You must submit a State Verification to the Board office. Click the link and follow the prompts to complete the form. 

You can also use a paper form completed and sent from our office or you can complete your own paper renewal by going to the forms page. Please contact the office if you have any questions or need assistance.


                                                                 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
Suite 4
Louisville, KY 40222

Board Meeting Deadline

The June Board meeting will be on June 7, 2017 during FDAK State Convention. The deadline for this meeting is May 25, 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 September Exam deadline is August 31, 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. 
Apprentice Reports
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.