Acts & Regulations

A list of the Acts and Regulations which govern the funeral directing and embalming professions.

Applications and 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

Please see our list of pre-approved continuing education credits, including courses available on-line.


Important information and resources for funeral professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic


Learn the important benefits and intense career development obtained as a funeral director intern or embalmer’s apprentice. A state-mandated requirement in many regions of the nation, the internship or apprenticeship experience is invaluable.
Funeral Arranging & Directing Certificate at NSCC
Develop the essential skills you need to serve clients and families while apprenticing as a funeral director.
Funeral and Allied Health Services at NSCC
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
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
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.