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Division Director

Doug Shropshire

Assistant Director

Ellen Simon


Funeral, Cemetery and Consumer Services
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0361
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Current Renewal Schedule

Under Chp. 497, Florida Statutes

License category

How often renewed?

When renewed?

Burial rights brokers

Biennial

Sept 30 odd yrs

Cemeteries

Annual

Every December

Centralized embalming facility

Biennial

Nov 30 even yrs

Cinerator facility

Biennial

Nov 30 even yrs

Concurrent intern

Not renewed

N/A

Direct disposal establishment

Biennial

Aug 31 odd yrs

Direct disposer

Biennial

Aug 31 odd yrs

Embalmer

Biennial

Aug 31 odd yrs

Embalmer, apprentice

Not renewed

N/A

Embalmer, intern

Not renewed

N/A

Embalmer, provisional

6 mths; may be renewed only once

Relative (A)

Embalmer, temporary

60 days; may be renewed only once

Relative (A)

Funeral director

Biennial

Aug 31 odd yrs

Funeral director & embalmer (combo license)

Biennial

Aug 31 odd yrs

Funeral director & embalmer (combo license), Provisional

6 mths; may be renewed only once

Relative

Funeral director & Embalmer (combo license), Temporary

60 days; may be renewed only once

Relative

Funeral director intern

Not renewable

N/A

Funeral director, provisional

6 mths; may be renewed only once

Relative (A)

Funeral director, temporary

60 days; may be renewed only once

Relative (A)

Funeral establishment

Biennial

Nov 30 even yrs

Monument builders and monument retailers

Biennial

Sept 30 odd yrs

Preneed basic license

Annual

June 30

Preneed branch office licenses

Annual

June 30

Preneed sales agent license

Biennial

Feb 28 even yrs (B)

Refrigeration facility

Biennial

Nov 30 even yrs

Removal service

Biennial

Nov 30 even yrs

 

Notes:

(A) Temporary Licenses are good for only 60 days, and may be renewed only once, for another 60 days. Provisional Licenses are good for only 6 months, and may be renewed only once, for an additional 6 months.

(B New preneed sales agent licenses issued after 11-1-05, will be good for 24 months from the date issued.