The North Carolina Board of Funeral Service is responsible for determining the qualifications of applicants and issuing certificates to those determined to be properly qualified. It is unlawful for any person to practice funeral service, funeral directing, or embalming in North Carolina unless one has been duly licensed.
In order to be licensed to practice in North Carolina, an individual must:
Applications and additional forms related to the traineeship program can be found at the link below:
Traineeship Applications and Forms
Mailing address: NCBFS 1033 Wade Avenue, Suite 108, Raleigh, NC 27605
Telephone: 919-733-9380 or Toll-Free in NC 800-862-0636
Click below for Questions/Answers related to the following topics:
I. General Information
II. Applying for a Traineeship
III. Supervision Requirements; Discipline
IV. Resident Trainee Work Reports and Daily Checklist
V. Renewal; Inactive Status; Certification
For a PDF document of all questions/answers click here.