Funeral Director Initial License Requirements
Embalmer Initial License Requirements
Crematory Retort Operator Initial License Requirements
Establishment Initial License Requirements
Inspection Request Forms
License renewal period is from November 1st through December 31st.
All renewals, either filed electronically or by paper, not received by December 31st will be assessed a $50.00 per quarter, per license penalty. Renew Online Licensees will need their individual five (5) digit Board ID No. to renew online.
Establishments Type A or B must submit the certificate of liability insurance as stated below.
Establishments Type D must also submit a certificate of liability insurance coverage as stated below-minimum coverage $500,000.00
- A Certificate of Liability Insurance coverage with the Arkansas State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors, Cemeteries, and Burial Services listed as a certificate holder
- Have insurance providers list all locations covered in the description area. If not received with renewal form, it will be returned.
- If this results in the renewal being late, a late fee will be applied.
- Transports need the language (Transportation of the Human Dead) in the description area.
Out of State Licensure
Continuing Education Requirements
You must report 6 hours in order to renew. You may carry over 3 hours for next year
Continuing Education Exemptions
Licensees are exempt in the year in which they are licensed. If you are inactive, you are exempt. If you are sixty-five (65) years of age and have had a license for twenty (20) consecutive years, you are exempt. If you live out of state and do not practice in the State of Arkansas, you are exempt. Please indicate which exemption you are claiming by writing it on the renewal form, or you can send a letter attached to the renewal form.
Ill or Disabled Exemptions from Continuing Education
If you are seriously ill or disabled, the Board must be notified and provided with proper documentation from your personal physician. This documentation must be returned with your renewal. The Board will review such exemption requests on a case-by-case, year-by-year basis. You may not claim this exemption if you are working.
Individuals please email CE certificates if not they were not listed on your renewal form.
Request Form for approval of accreditation for Continuing Education