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Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers

Change in Exam Vendor – Virginia State Exam (Laws, Rules & Regulations)

Effective January 1, 2017, the Virginia state exam (Laws, Rules, and Regulations “LRR”) for Funeral Service Licensees is administered by the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards. For more information, exam candidates may click here to visit their website or click here to access the “LRR” Candidate Handbook. The fee for the state exam is $170.00, effective January 1, 2018.

For more information or questions about the exam process, please contact the Board at or (804) 367-4479.


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Funeral Service Licensee

Funeral Service Licensee Application (Examination and Endorsement - revised 3/1/2018

Funeral Service Intern

Application for Funeral Service Internship Program - revised 3/1/2018

Funeral Supervisor Registration Application - revised 3/1/2018

Internship Report Form - 1st 1000 hrs - revised 01/16/2018

Internship Report Form - 2nd 1000 hrs - revised 01/16/2018

Internship Report Form - 3rd 1000 hrs - revised 01/16/2018

Internship Report Form - Final Completion – revised 01/16/2018

Courtesy Card

Application for Courtesy Card - revised 3/1/2018

Establishment Forms

Application for Crematory Registration - revised 3/1/2018

Application for Surface Transportation and Removal Service - revised 3/1/2018

Establishment Application (New Establishment, Branch Establishment or Change of Ownership w/ Re-inspection) - revised 3/1/2018

Application for Waiver of Full-Time Manager Requirement - revised 3/1/2018

Application for Change of Manager - Funeral Establishment or Branch - revised 3/1/2018

Request for Reinspection due to Structural Change to Preparation Room - revised 1/14/2015

Continuing Education Forms

Application for Approval as a Continuing Education Provider - revised 8/23/2016

Continuing Education Experience Summary Form (includes instructions) - revised 8/23/2016

CEU Provider Request for Additional Courses - revised 8/23/2016

Continuing Education Provider Renewal Application revised 8/23/2016

Continuing Education Credit Form for Volunteer Practice revised 2/2018

Continued Competency Activity and Assessment form


Application for Reinstatement as a Funeral Service Licensee - revised 3/1/2018

Application for Reinstatement as a Funeral Service Intern - revised 3/1/2018

Application for Reinstatement of Funeral Establishment - revised 3/1/2018

Application for Reinstatement of a Courtesy Card - revised 3/1/2018


Presentation Request form

Name and Address Change Form

Request for Verification of a Virginia Funeral License - revised 2/18/2016