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

Upcoming Events

Office hours:
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and public health concerns, our office will be closed until further notice. For assistance please call 902-407-6001 or email Our regular office hours can be found below: 
Fall 2020
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Christmas closure - December 24, 2020 at 12 pm, reopening January 4, 2021 at 9 am. 
You can also submit applications, documentation, and consumer complaints via mail to our address:
203-620 Nine Mile Drive, 
Bedford, NS B4A 0H4
The NSBREFD will be closed for following upcoming holidays:
Canada Day Holiday - July 1, 2020
Natal Day - August 3, 2020
Labour Day - Septebmer 7, 2020
Annual renewals are coming up very quickly. Please remember to have your application for renewal submitted early to avoid any late fees or lapse of licensing. All applications received after July 1, 2020 will be subject to the applicable late fees and/or administrative fees.