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Fee Schedule

  Processing Fees for License Applications Submit the processing fee for the type of license application you are filing with the application form. Applications submitted without the processing fee will be rejected. Make the check or money order payable to the “State of Delaware.” Cash is not accepted. Processing fees are non-refundable.   Funeral Director […]

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Board Members

S. Keith Parsell, President Sussex County Harvey Smith, Jr. New Castle County Chad H. Chandler New Castle County William Torbert Kent County Jane E. Hovington, Public Member Sussex County Ann Happoldt, Public Member Kent County Danna Levy, 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 in addition to any business license issued by the Division of Revenue. Use these instructions to file an application for a(n): initial permit for a […]

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  All applicants, whether applying for licensure by resident internship or by reciprocity, must pass an examination on Delaware law, rules and regulations with a minimum score of 70%. The examination consists of 50 multiple-choice questions on: law and regulations on the practice of funeral services (Title 24, Chapter 31) pre-need burial contracts (Title 5, Chapter […]

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  Funeral Establishment Permit: Application for Funeral Establishment Permit Funeral Establishment Permit Change Request   Funeral Director Licensure: Application for Funeral Director Licensure Application for Funeral Director Limited Licensure   Resident Intern Registration: Application for Resident Intern Registration Resident Intern Quarterly Report Embalming Report   Continuing Education: Request for Approval of Continuing Education Course

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License Renewal

  Information About Renewal Applications for All Licenses Funeral licenses expire on August 31 of even years (e.g., 2018, 2020). Several weeks before your license expiration date, a renewal notice will be mailed to the address on your record. This notice will explain how to access the online renewal application. To complete the online renewal application, […]

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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 […]

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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 has limited licensure agreements […]

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Funeral Resident Intern Registration

When to Apply Use these instructions when you are applying for a permit to begin a resident internship with the intention of later applying for Delaware licensure as a Funeral Director. You must serve a Delaware resident internship when you: do not hold a current Funeral Director license in any jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or […]

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Funeral Director Licensure

  When to Apply To apply for Delaware licensure as a Funeral Director, you must: have completed a Delaware Resident Internship, or hold a current Funeral Director license in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia) and have practiced as a funeral director at least three of the past five years. If you meet neither […]

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