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Please be advised that we began conducting a system transition to the Pennsylvania Licensing System (PALS) on October 1, 2016.   As the transition continues, please be advised that candidates may experience a delay in processing times due to the system upgrades. You must register on the PALS website at prior to applying for any license.  We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience during this system transition.

If your license is expired, you must contact the Board Office to request a reactivation application.  You may contact the Board Office by phone (717-783-3397) or email (  Please provide your license number and full name as it appears on your license when calling or emailing the Board office. If you do not know your license number, you can search for your personal or salon/shop license at


   Listing of State Contacts for Criminal Background Check (PDF)

 Approval as a Resident Intern  

    Initial Funeral Directors Application 

   Out of State Funeral Director Application for Licensure with Examination 


Funeral Director Reciprocal Application Without Exam -West Virginia and Maryland licensees ONLY