Licensing requirements vary by state and can also be different for embalmers and funeral directors. We've compiled information by state to help you get started.
American Board of Funeral Service Education
The ABFSE serves as the national academic accreditation agency for college and university programs in Funeral Service and Mortuary Science Education.
992 Mantua Pike, Suite 108
Woodbury Heights, NJ 08097
International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards
ICFSEB is a not-for-profit voluntary association providing examination services, including the Funeral Service National Board Exam (NBE), information, and regulatory support to funeral service licensing boards and educators, governmental bodies and other regulatory agencies.
1885 Shelby Lane
Fayetteville, AR 72704-5265
Review State Regulations and Licensing Information
The information on this page is subject to change without notice; students should contact their state board for specific licensing and CE requirements.
Professional Licensing Boards
JoAnn M. Reid
2001 Capitol Avenue Rm 104
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Review Licensing Regulations provided by The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards.
Wyoming licensing note: Funeral Establishment permits are issued to one funeral service practitioner or organization per establishment. If funeral establishment permit is issued to an organization, a Wyoming licensed funeral service practitioner must be designated as responsible for providing funeral practice services and oversight to the employees of the funeral establishment.
* Student must register with the state board before entering school.