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Welcome to the Division of
Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services

Notice to all Preneed License Renewal Filers

Please be advised that the initial renewal packets that were mailed out contained a misprint of the renewal deadline date as of July 1, 2018. The correct renewal deadline date is April 1, 2018. The Division will be mailing out revised renewal packets to Licensees correcting this misprint. All preneed renewal packets are due back to the Division by no later than April 1, 2018.


Online License Renewal

You may have recently received a notice regarding online license renewal using our LICENSEE DATABASE SYSTEM. For instructions on renewing your license using this system, we have created a special interactive tutorial.


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Profile Instructions

To find out how to create a new user profile, update your current profile or retrieve a lost username or password, watch our tutorial.

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Licensee Database

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Consumers, Licensees, and Applicants should visit our website to:

  • Read and view consumer help information and consumer videos to ensure that you are adequately informed before purchasing preneed funeral or burial goods or services

  • File a complaint against a deathcare industry licensee


The Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services protects death care industry consumers purchasing preneed burial rights as well as those purchasing funeral and burial merchandise or services.  It also oversees licensed establishments, facilities, and cemetery grounds by conducting annual inspections.

The Division has established qualifications for professions and occupations in the death care industry. These professions and occupations include but are not limited to funeral directing, embalming, preneed sales and monument sales. Furthermore, the Division ensures death care professionals maintain their qualifications through continuing education courses and licensure renewal. Lastly, The Division ensures effective discipline for those licensees who have violated the law.

The death of a loved one is a traumatic event and often forces families to make funeral and burial decisions quickly. By visiting this website, consumers will be able to learn more about the industry and will then be able to make more informed choices that best fit their needs during this difficult time.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by licensing competent and trustworthy professionals and entities. We will conduct inspections, examinations and investigate complaints to ensure compliance
with Chapter 497, Florida Statutes.


Recent Announcements and News


The Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services will hold a Rules Workshop to discuss Rule Chapter 69K-30.001, F.A.C., Friday, March 2, 2018, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Click here to go to Announcements and News for more information.