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State Board of Funeral & Cemetery Service

NOTICE: We do not confirm receipt of items as they are received.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for review of applications and documentation. Upon review of application and additional documentation, you will be notified by email of any missing items.

You may also log onto your MyLicense account to view updates as they are processed. Allow 4-6 weeks for processing of submitted items. Items are processed in the order they are received.

Applicants are responsible for reviewing the application information for their license type for a full list of requirements. Application information for all licenses can be found in the Board's Licensing Information section.  Status updates for new applications will not be provided over the phone.

Waiver of Distance Learning Continuing Education Cap: The Indiana State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service has waived 832 IAC 4-1-1(e), removing the maximum hour of continuing education that may be obtained through distance learning. This waiver is set to expire at the end of the public health emergency. A copy of the waiver can be found HERE.  UPDATE:  THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DISASTER DECLARATION WAS RESCINDED MARCH 3, 2022.  A COPY OF THE ORDER CAN BE FOUND HERE.


The State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service has reviewed the balance of the Consumer Protection Fund for Cemetery Maintenance pursuant to IC 23-14-48.5-7 and determined that payment into the fund will be required March 1, 2022 for sales made in the calendar year 2021. Please refer to IC 23-14-48.5-5 or the online form to determine how you are to calculate your payment. Your payment (by check or money order) should be accompanied by the Disclosure & Payment into the Consumer Protection Fund for Cemetery Maintenance form. You may obtain that form online at https://www.in.gov/pla/3693.htm.

Licensing Information

Applicants for personal/individual funeral licensing may apply online now! Go to MyLicense.IN.gov and you will either need to create or login to your Access Indiana, single sign-on account. You will complete the online application and submit payment with a credit or debit card. You will complete the online application and submit payment with a credit or debit card. You will be contacted by a customer service representative with details of what additional documentation is required to complete your application. Applications are process in the order received.

Funeral Director Intern
Funeral Director
Funeral Director Courtesy Card
Funeral Home and Funeral Branch
Funeral Home Inspection Checklist
Continuing Education Course Sponsor
Certificate of Authority
Additional Applications and Forms
Funeral Home Notification of Employees


Statutes and Rules
Name and Address Change Information
Filing Death Certificates
Fee Schedule
License Verification and License Card Information
Renewal Invoice
License Renewal Information
Continuing Education Requirements
Continuing Education Provider Search
January 21, 2015 Rule Amendments

Board Information

Board Meeting Dates and Agendas
Board Meeting Minutes
E-Participation Meeting Policy

Board Members

Kathleen Diane Matuszak, Chairman
Thomas Sproles,  Vice Chairman
Frank Downing
Christopher Cooke

Consumer Information

Consumer Complaint Process

Staff Information

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072,
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tracy Hicks, Board Director
Colette Ritter, Assistant Director
Julie Biddle, Customer Service Representative
Abigaile Moore, Customer Service Representative
Lisa Gaines, Customer Service Representative
Ruth Hashu-Roodra, Customer Service Representative

Staff Phone Number: (317) 234-3031
Staff Email: pla12@pla.in.gov
Agency Fax:(317) 233-4236