The State requires funeral directors to have a license. All licensed funeral directors must follow State rules regarding health standards and sensitivity to the consumer.

You can get information and assistance with funeral director licenses.

Online

Learn about funeral director licenses.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York State Department of Health
  • Division: Bureau of Funeral Directing
  • Phone Number: (518) 402-0785
  • Business Hours: Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM