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.

For Funeral Professionals

Funeral Directors are appointed Division Registrars of Death under the Vital Statistics Act. As Division Registrars, they assume the responsibility for certain activities when someone dies and is entrusted to their care. For example, the Funeral Director is responsible to obtain a Medical Certificate of Death and to collect personal information to complete the Death Registration form and issue a Burial Permit.
 
Licensing Registration
 
Division Registrator for Death must hold a valid Funeral Directors License issued by the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors and approved by the N.S. Deputy Registrar General for Vital Statistics. 
 
Please visit Access Nova Scotia's Funeral Director License page for more information on being a licensed funeral director in Nova Scotia.
Failure to Renew License
Where a person has previously held a Nova Scotia funeral director's license which has lapsed for...
Acts & Regulations
We have provided a list of acts and regulations.
Upcoming Events
In addition to the annual convention, the association sponsors a variety of events. Check this calendar of upcoming seminars, webinars, or other learning opportunities held throughout the year.
Process for Human Body Donation
We have provided information on the process of human body donation.
By-Laws
Board of registration of embalmers and funeral directors for the province of Nova Scotia by-laws.
Licensed Directors and Embalmers
View or download the Licensed Embalmers or Funeral Directors form.
License Transfer From Another Canadian Jurisdiction
How to go about transferring your license from another Canadian Province or Territory.
Statement of Good Standing Consent Form
Please download Consent for Letter of Good Standing document and send it the Board Administrator to share information with your requested provincial body.
Statute of Limitation Policies
We have provided the breakdown of statue of limitation policies.