Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors

EMBALMERS & FUNERAL DIRECTORS RENEWAL PERIOD ENDED MAY 31, 2014

Any license that was not renewed by the deadline lapsed and the licensee is not authorized to practice until the license has been renewed.

To obtain the forms necessary to renew, please contact the board office at embalm@pr.mo.gov or (573) 751-0813.


Exam Fee Increases Announced

The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (The Conference) has announced examination fee increases that become effective January 1, 2014. The information relating to the fee changes can be found at http://www.theconferenceonline.org/

Additionally, the Missouri law (MO-LRR) examination fee will increase to $140 on the same date.


Missouri State Highway Patrol Background Check Fees Increase Effective November 1, 2013

The board has been notified that effective November 1, 2013 the fees for background checks will increase from $10 to $11.


Statute/Rule Book Publication Available

The board has published a new statute/rule book publication. An electronic version has been mailed to each licensee.

Additionally, the document can be accessed under the "Statutes & Rules" tab on the right side of the home page.


IMPORTANT NOTICE TO EMBALMER APPLICANTS

As of August 28, 2011, the oral examination requirement for embalmer licensure has been removed from the statutes. If you are currently in the process of obtaining an embalmer's license, you will not need to sit for an oral examination.


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NOTICE - FTC

The Federal Trade Commission and the board have agreed to settle FTC allegations regarding restrictions and prohibitions on the sale of funeral merchandise or caskets.

Click HERE for more information.