Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors

Christmas Day

Offices will be closed on Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014.

PRENEED AGENTS/FUNERAL DIRECTOR AGENTS RENEWAL PERIOD ENDED NOVEMBER 30, 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.


PRENEED SELLERS AND PRENEED PROVIDERS RENEWAL PERIOD ENDED OCTOBER 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.


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.