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

Provincial Licensing Requirements

The Province of Nova Scotia regulates and oversees the licensing of all practitioners of funeral service. We provide this overview of provincial licensing requirements to assist those entering the profession. This overview is also for those currently working in the field but wish to obtain additional funeral service licenses or required continuing education hours of study. Renewal requirements for a funeral director license, embalmer license. Please review the Regulations in the link below for further specifications on licensing requirements.


Regulations and licensing