Acts & Regulations

EFDA Chapter 144 of the Revised Statutes, 1989 amended 2003, c. 19, s. 7 EFDR This version is copyright C 2014, Province of Nova Scotia.

Professional Information

All professional information and forms can now be reviewed and downloaded on this web site. If you have any problems, please contact the office.

CEC Information

The NSBREFD has now made it possible for all licensees to check their continuing education credit hours. Please be sure to remember your log in code.


Funeral Arranging & Directing Certificate at NSCC
Develop the essential skills you need to serve clients and families while apprenticing as a funeral director.
Apprenticeship Diploma Program
The Funeral and Allied Health Services, Apprenticeship Model Diploma program is available to students who are registered as both funeral director and embalmer apprentices with the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
Application and Forms
We have provided a list of applications and forms.
Apprentice Funeral Director Information
Here you will find information on Embalmers and Funeral Directors Board and Apprentice Funeral Director Registration.
Apprenticeship Embalmer Information
Any individual who wants to act as an apprentice embalmer registered in a training program in Nova Scotia.
Continuing Education Credits
We have provided a list of requirements for each person's funeral director and embalmer's license.
Approved Continuing Education Credits
Pre-approved courses and credit values for funeral professionals
Embalmer License Information
Anyone who wants to act as an embalmer in Nova Scotia.
Exam Policies and Procedures for Apprentices
The purpose of the Exam Committee is to oversee and administer the Board of Registration's written and practical/clinical exams.
Exam Fees
An up-to-date index of examination fees for the funeral profession
Funeral Director License Information
Anyone who wants to act as a funeral director in Nova Scotia.
Practicum Documentation
Use the Practicum Documentation form for every case you are reporting for Funeral Directing and Embalming.
Sponsoring a Seminar for Continuing Education Credits
If sponsoring a seminar, it must be submitted to the Education Committee for approval, 30 days prior to the event; this will give the Education Committee time to review ans also time to give notice, to the licensees.