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

Letter from FTC regarding Funeral Industry Practices can be found on the Law & Regulations tab

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.


                                                                 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 September 12, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza, Lousiville, KY. The deadline for this meeting is August 31, 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 December Exam deadline is November 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. 
Apprentice Reports
The apprentice sworn statements and book reports are due November 1, 2017. The body count list on the sworn statement should
cover April 16, 2017 to October 15, 2017. Please make sure the book report meets all requirements and all forms are signed
before mailing the packet in.