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Individual and Establishment License renewals begin July 1
Issued by the board to a funeral director or an embalmer from another state that gives the director or embalmer permission to receive and transport a dead human body to and from Kentucky for a funeral and to conduct funeral services and burials in Kentucky.
View general information about Establishments, applications for renewal of current Establishments, and the process of opening a new Establishment.
View general information about how to renew your Individual license to operate in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Out of state currently licensed Embalmers and/of Funeral Directors wanting to obtain a license in Kentucky will need to meet the following criteria.
Any person who wants to engage in the business of surface transportation or removal of dead human bodies in the Commonwealth shall apply for, and may be granted, a permit from the board.