By the Division of Professional Licensure

How can I become an apprentice?

Please contact our testing company, PCS, at 1-877-887-9727.



How can I obtain a copy of the Massachusetts General Laws for this Board?

Please visit the General Laws of Massachusetts web pages at


What is the procedure for purchasing a funeral home establishment?

You can download an Establishment Certificate Application from our Application & Forms section or contact the Board at 617-727-1718.


How often are the embalming examinations administered?

Examinations are given daily, please contact PCS at 1-877-887-9727 or visit their website .


How can I obtain information on continuing education requirements?

A list of approved courses/programs is available on our Continuing Education Units page.


When are the licenses renewed?

Licenses are renewed on October 31 annually.