Welcome to the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors website. Here, you will find information regarding licensing and certification for funeral directors, embalmers, and other occupations related to funeral services.
The board was formed in 1914 under legal citation R.S. 37:832 for the purpose of regulating embalmers, funeral homes, and funeral directors, and handling consumer complaints. It also prescribes requirements for funeral homes and individuals engaged in the care and disposition of the deceased.
Follow the links to the left for more information. If you have questions that are not answered here, please contact us and we will be glad to help you.
For TESTING information please contact the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board (ICFSEB) at www.cfseb.org or 479.442.7076. The Conference also provides information regarding ABFSEB accredited Funeral Service related Educational Institutions.
Louisiana State Board of Embalmers
and Funeral Directors
3500 N. Causeway Blvd. Suite 1232
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: (504) 838-5109
Louisiana Toll Free:
Office hours are 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday-Friday
We do not close the office for lunch
|The office will be closed for the following holidays:
|New Year's Day*
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Mardi Gras Day
All Saints Day (office holiday)
Election Day (even years)
Acadiana Day - (Friday after Thanksgiving)
|*Additional holidays may be added by a Proclamation from the Governor.