Here's what you need to renew your Georgia Funeral Director license
The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Georgia State Board of Funeral Service. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Funeral Director licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.
Georgia Funeral Directors: Funeral Director (Continuing Education)
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The Georgia State Board of Funeral Service is providing notice of changes to its Continuing Education requirements. The hours required biennially have not changed, but the Board now requires that at least five (5) hours of the total ten (10) hours required be obtained in-person or via live webinar that is instructor led with student interaction, where student participation is monitored and verified. The Board also requires that Continuing Education be in any or all of the following subject areas:
- FTC Funeral Rule Compliance
- Embalming and Restorative Arts
- Leadership and Development
- Cremation/Alkaline Hydrolysis
- OSHA Requirements
- Advertising/Social Media/Technology
- Funeral Directing/Aftercare
For more information, please visit the Rules of GA State Board of Funeral Service.
At least five (5) of the total ten (10) hours are required to be obtained in-person or via live webinar that is instructor led with student interaction, where student participation is monitored and verified.
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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.