STATE OF NEVADA
FUNERAL AND CEMETERY SERVICES BOARD
3740 Lakeside Drive, Suite 201, Reno, Nevada 89509
Phone (775) 825-5535 * Fax (775) 507-4102
Email: email@example.com * Website: http://funeral.nv.gov/
Nevada Funeral Board AE App Rev. 5/28/2020
Application and Instructions for
Apprentice Embalmer Certificate of Registration
Eligibility and Information
Any individual wishing to obtain a certificate of registration in the State of Nevada as an Apprentice Embalmer must be at
least 18 years of age, be of good moral character, complete this application and submit all required documentation with a
$375.00 application fee. Once the Board receives all required documentation, a background check will be completed, and
the application will be reviewed.
Completed Application: Applications are required to be completed in full and must be signed. An incomplete
application will not be accepted and may be returned to the applicant. Omissions or fraudulent answers may
be grounds for denial of application.
Transcripts: Applicants for certification as an Apprentice Embalmer must submit verification of 60 semester
hours or 90 quarter hours at an accredited college or university (credits earned as part of the core mortuary
science program do not fulfill this requirement).
Nevada Business License: Individuals who are self-employed or working as independent contractors are
required to comply with Nevada business licensing requirements if applicable. Information is available through
the Secretary of State’s Office or www.nvsilverflume.gov.
Affidavits: Applicants for certification as an Apprentice Embalmer must submit an affidavit from his or her
preceptor that applicant shall enter upon his or her duties as soon as the certificate is granted.
Criminal History Form and/or Legal Reporting Form: These documents must be completed if applicant has a
criminal history to report or legal information to report. Form can be found on Board website or mailed upon
Full Face Photograph of Applicant: Please submit a 2” x 2” full face passport photograph with application.
Fee: A non-refundable payment in the amount of $375 must be submitted at time of application. Acceptable
forms of payment include, check, money order or credit card and payable to the “Nevada Funeral and Cemetery
Instructions for Completing Your Application
• Complete the Apprentice Embalmer Certificate of Registration application and, submit all required documents
including criminal history or legal reporting forms if required.
• Once all required information has been received by the Board, allow ten (10) days for processing the application.
When the application process is complete, if approved, the applicant will receive an approval letter with certificate.
• The application may need to be reviewed by the Board at the next Board meeting depending on information submitted
or obtained by the Board. If a review at a Board meeting is required, Applicant will be notified of the date, time and
location of the meeting if review at a Board meeting is required.
Mail, Email or Fax Completed Application with Fees to:
Nevada Funeral and Cemetery Services Board
3740 Lakeside Drive, Suite 201, Reno, NV 89509
(775) 825-5535 – Fax: (775) 507-4102