Beginning June 1, 2020, the Division and its boards will begin to accept members of the public in its building but with some new rules and safeguards.
  • If you are an applicant or licensee, and you plan to hand deliver items, you will be required to remain in the lobby area to meet with a representative of your board. The Division will limit the number of members of the public in the lobby to THREE. Others will be required to remain in your vehicle or outside until you are able to meet with board staff. The Division and its boards kindly ask you to socially distance while visiting the Division. Please have any documents that require notarization completed, including the notarization, prior to your visit.
  • If you plan to visit the Division to hand deliver items or take an examination, you will be expected to answer questions regarding your health and any exposure to COVID 19. If you have any of the common symptoms of COVID 19, you will not be granted entry into the building. Staff will be on hand to meet you at the front of the building and you will be expected to maintain social distancing within the Division of Professional Registration.v
  • If you are a member of the public who wishes to attend the public meeting of one of our boards, the board will provide you information to attend virtually. Those who do need to gain entry into the building for the meeting will be required to maintain social distancing in the building. You may be asked to wait outside if you have a scheduled appointment with the board and answer questions regarding your health and any exposure to COVID 19.
Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, as a result of health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 virus, the Division of Professional Registration and its boards, commissions, committees and offices will not accept walk-in visitors.

Online License Renewal: Funeral Directors, Funeral Director Limited and Embalmers

https://pr.mo.gov/renew-jetpay-step0.asp

All renewal notices will be emailed or mailed to the last address on file with the Board on March 2, 2020. The online system will be available until 11:59 P.M. CST on May 31, 2020.


State Board Exam Update

The State Board Examination (SBE) fee beginning January 1, 2020 will be $285.

Effective January 27, 2020 the Missouri Law Exam will be open book. The Law book will be available as a pdf at the testing centers.


Public Notice

The Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors offers a warning to consumers to guard against scam telephone calls or home visits from individuals who indicate they are affiliated with Heritage Cremation Provider. This entity does not hold a license to practice in Missouri.


Survey

If you are a current licensee and have not already participated in survey please fill out the short 1 minute survey below.

https://stateofmissouri.wufoo.com/forms/zkyj17v12vo7z5/


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.


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