National Board Examination (NBE) Job/Task Analysis Survey

The Conference's Job/Task Analysis project yields the content outline for the NBE and is completed every 6-7 years to comply with current standards and trends affecting the funeral service industry.

The committee is underway with the project and is seeking your input as a funeral service licensee.

The survey will be available until July 7, 2017. It is most beneficial and appreciated if you can complete the entire survey.

Please feel free to share the below link with other licensees (once you click you will be provided instructions):

If you have any questions regarding the survey, please direct them to Sarah Gill at
If you have questions, please feel free to contact the board office at or (573) 751-0813.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Funeral Rule

The board was contacted by Samantha Gordon, attorney liaison for the Funeral Rule in the Federal Trade Commission's Midwest Region, asking for assistance in distributing the attached letter to our licensees regarding the funeral rule to ensure licensees have the information.

Click here for more information.

Fee Changes

Effective May 30, 2017 some of the board's fees have been reduced, including application and renewal fees for almost every license type regulated by the board. Those updates are reflected in the fee schedule located on the board's website under the sub-navigation button on the left side of the screen labeled "FEES".

Additionally, upcoming renewal fees for the 2017-2018 renewal cycle have been reduced one-time to $5.00. Each renewal application will reflect the one time reduction.

If you have questions, please contact the board office at or (573) 751-0813.

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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.