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Continuing Education and Audit Information

How to Request Continuing Education (CE) Approval To submit a request for a CE course approval, you must use the DELPROS online portal for Service Requests. Go to the Service Request webpage and follow the instructions on how to submit the Service Request. It is important to have all of your course documentation available as […]

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Fee Schedule

Fees for License Applications Application fees and other miscellaneous fees for this profession are listed below. All fees are now securely processed in DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services). DELPROS has a shopping cart concept, which conveniently allows you to pay for your applications and services at one time or individually with a credit or […]

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Board Members

Nicholas Picollelli, President New Castle County Harvey Smith Jr. New Castle County S. Keith Parsell Sussex County William Torbert Kent County Jane E. Hovington, Public Member Sussex County Weston E. Nellius, Public Member Sussex County Vance Daniels, Public Member New Castle County

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Funeral Establishment Permit

When to Apply A valid Funeral Establishment Permit issued by the Board of Funeral Services is required to open or operate a funeral establishment in Delaware. This permit is required in addition to any business license issued by the Division of Revenue. You should submit an application for this permit when it is a(n): The […]

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Examination

Delaware Law, Rules and Regulations (DLRR) Exam Information The exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions on the following topics: law and regulations on the practice of funeral services (Title 24, Chapter 31) pre-need burial contracts (Title 5, Chapter 34) registration of deaths (Title 16, Chapter 31, Sections 3101-3112, 3123-3132, 3151-3164) funeral processions (Title 21, Chapter […]

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Forms

Applications and requests for services (referred to as Service Requests) are processed in DELPROS, our online licensing portal. DELPROS provides you with instructions for submitting the forms required to complete a license application or service request. The submission method depends on the type of form. Some forms you can upload directly to your application or […]

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License Renewal

Renewals for All Licenses Funeral licenses expire on August 31 of even years (e.g., 2020, 2022) A few months before the expiration date of your license, a renewal notice will be sent to the email address on the record. This notice will explain how to access your online renewal application in DELPROS, our online portal. […]

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Board of Funeral Services

Objective and Function The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Funeral Services is to protect the public from unsafe practices and practices which tend to reduce competition or fix prices for services. The Board must also maintain standards of professional competence and service delivery. To meet these objectives, the Board develops standards for professional […]

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Funeral Director Limited Licensure

What is Limited Licensure? Funeral Director Limited licensure is available only to funeral directors validly licensed by another jurisdiction (U.S. state, possession, territory or District of Columbia) provided that the jurisdiction where he or she is licensed grants a similar privilege to Delaware-licensed funeral directors (24 Del. C. §3108). Currently, Delaware only has limited licensure agreements […]

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Funeral Resident Intern

When to Apply All applicants, with the exception of the applicants who meet the experience requirement below to apply by reciprocity, must apply for a Funeral Resident Intern license and serve a one-year internship in Delaware. Apply for this license when you begin a resident internship with the intention of later applying for Delaware licensure […]

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