Renew Your Embalming or Funeral Director License

How to renew your Embalming or Funeral Directing license

Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing

Online

To receive written instructions on how to submit an application, renew your license, change your name or address, request a duplicate license, or obtain a verification of license, please email the Board at: Email Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing at embalming.funeral@mass.gov

The Details   of Renew Your Embalming or Funeral Director License

What you need   for Renew Your Embalming or Funeral Director License

All licenses renew annually. The Registered Embalmer Apprentice License and the Registered Funeral Homes Assistant License expire on October 20th, all other licenses expire on October 31st. Licenses are eligible to be renewed 90-days before their expiration date.

To renew online for the first time, you will need your Record ID (License Number) and Authorization Code. This information is provided on the license renewal letter which is mailed to your address of record.

You can also retrieve your Authorization code here. To do so, please be sure to have the following information ready:

  1. License Number/Record ID;
  2. Last Four (4) Digits of your SSN for FEIN; and
  3. License Serial Number.

For more detailed instructions on how to create an account, link your license, and renew it, visit How to create your ePlace account.

Fees   for Renew Your Embalming or Funeral Director License

All fees are non-refundable.

The late renewal fee is charged in addition to renewal fee if your renewal is received beyond your license expiration date.

Name Fee Unit
Licensed Funeral Director - 2 $97 each
Type 3 Funeral Director & Embalmer - 3 $155 each
Type 6 Funeral Director & Embalmer - 6 $155 each
Apprentice Embalmer $31 each
Registered Funeral Home Assistant - FA $31 each
Late Renewal Fee $57 each

How to renew   Renew Your Embalming or Funeral Director License

Renew your license online through our ePlace portal.

Contact   for Renew Your Embalming or Funeral Director License

Address
Division of Occupational Licensure
1000 Washington Street, 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02118
Online
To receive written instructions on how to submit an application, renew your license, change your name or address, request a duplicate license, or obtain a verification of license, please email the Board at: Email Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing at embalming.funeral@mass.gov
Fax
Fax: (617) 701-8612

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