The Board of Funeral Services issues licenses to funeral directors and interns and to funeral establishments. It also Issues funeral director limited licenses to Maryland- or Pennsylvania-licensed funeral directors.
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 competency •promulgates rules and regulations •adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.
Division: Professional Regulation
Office: Board of Funeral Services
Funeral licenses expire on 8/31 of even years except for Resident Intern permits which expire one year from approval.
Applicable Rules and Regulations
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This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.