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Applications and Forms

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Individual Licenses


Application for Courtesy Card (fillable BFS-37(a))
Application for Individual License (fillable BFS-12(a))
Application for Reciprocal Licensure (fillable BFS-34)
Verification of Licensure for Reciprocal Application
Application for Removal and Transportation Permit (fillable BFS-60(a))
Application for Active Military Status (fillable)

Applicants for licensure as a funeral director, funeral service licensee, or embalmer may register for the required examinations by completing the documents listed under “Exam Registration”.

Exam Registration

North Carolina Laws and Rules Examination
National Board Examination
North Carolina Pathology Examination
North Carolina State Board Examination

Electronic Fingerprint

Electronic Fingerprint Submission Release of Information and Application