Effective March 1, 2015 the fee associated with background checks is changing from $11 to $12.
Any applications received after March 1, 2015 will require the new fee in order to be processed.
If you have any questions, please contact the board office at 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

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

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.