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.

License Transfer from Another Canadian Jurisdiction

If you have an existing license in another province or territory within Canada, and wish to transfer your license to Nova Scotia, you must complete the following:


  1. Have the provincial/territorrial authority submit a Letter of Good Standing to the Nova Scotia Board of Registration of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
  2. Submit proof of a valid license in your current province/territory.
  3. Apply to write the Nova Scotia Mortuary Law Exam.
  4. Successfully pass your Mortuary Law Exam with a 75% mark or higher.
  5. Apply for your Nova Scotia License and receive approval from the Board.