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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Preneed Funeral Contracts

A non-depository license from the State Bank Commissioner

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner licenses and regulates hundreds of non-bank businesses that provide financial services in Delaware. Businesses that create contracts for funeral goods and services for consumers wanting to make advance arrangements, receiving the payments of money as trust funds until the services are needed, are licensed to engage in Preneed Funeral Contracts.

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Department: State

Division: Bank Commissioner


1 year, after the initial license period. The application is due by 12/1 each year. Renewal process begins in August. Applications are mailed to companies in August. Applications are available online beginning in September.

Application Form

Renewal Form

Renewal forms are available via the Bank Commissioner’s site, from early September through the end of January at:

Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


The Licensing Area can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-739-4235.


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.

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