Funeral Director Boards

State Boards/Departments of Funeral Directing

State Boards and Departments are the govermental entities that regulate the licensure and practice of funeral directors and embalmers. These entities are responsible for the formulation of rules and regulations for the proper conduct of the business or profession of funeral directing in order to safeguard the interests of the public and the standards of the profession. 

State Boards will assist consumers with complaints or other issues relating to their experience with a funeral home or funeral director.

AK: Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing 
AL: Alabama Board of Funeral Service 
AR: Arkansas State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors 
AZ: Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers 
CA: California Cemetery & Funeral Bureau 
CO: Colorado Department of Regulatory Agengies
CT: Connecticut Department of Public Health 
DC: District Of Columbia Board Of Funeral Directors 
DE: Delaware Board of Funeral Services 
FL: Florida Board of Funeral Cemetery & Consumer Services 
GA: Georgia Board of Funeral Service 
HI: Hawaii Sanitation Branch 
ID: Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licensing 
IL: Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation 
IN: Indiana State Board of Funeral & Cemetery Service 
IA: Iowa Board of Mortuary Science
KS: Kansas State Board of Mortuary Arts 
KY: Kentucky Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors 
LA: Louisiana State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors 
MA: Massachusetts Board of Embalming & Funeral Service
MD: Maryland Board of Morticians & Funeral Directors 
ME: Maine Board of Funeral Service 
MI: Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
MN: Minnesota Department of Health Mortuary Science Section 
MO: Missouri State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors 
MS: Mississippi State Board of Funeral Service 
MT: Montana Board of Funeral Service 
NC: North Carolina Board of Funeral Service
ND: North Dakota State Board of Funeral Service
NE: Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Regulation & Licensure
NV: Nevada State Funeral Board
NH: New Hampshire Board of Registration of Funeral Directors & Embalmers
NJ: State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey 
NM: New Mexico State Board of Thanatopractice
NY: New York State Bureau of Funeral Directing 
OH: Ohio Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors 
OK: Oklahoma State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors
OR: Oregon State Mortuary & Cemetery Board
PA: Pennsylvania State Board of Funeral Directors 
RI: Rhode Island Division of Professional Regulation
SC: South Carolina State Board of Funeral Service
SD: South Dakota Board of Funeral Service
TE: Tennessee State Board of Funeral Directors, Embalmers, & Burial Services
TX: Texas Funeral Service Commission 
UT: Utah Division of Occupational & Professonal Licensing 
VA: Virginia Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers 
VT: Vermont Board of Funeral Service
WA: Washington Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers
WI: Wisconsin Department of Safety & Professional Services
WV: West Virginia Board of Funeral Service Examiners
WY: Wyoming State Board of Embalming 

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