Licensure by Universal Recognition
On August 27, 2019 the Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers will begin accepting applications for licensure by universal recognition.
The universal recognition policy allows Arizona residents to use an out-of-state professional or occupational license to qualify for an Arizona license to work. To qualify, an applicant must:
-Prove residency in Arizona.
-Be currently licensed for at least one year in another state in the discipline applied for and at the same level of practice as recognized in Arizona.
-Be in good standing in all states where currently or previously licensed or certified.
-Have met all applicable education, work, exam, and internship requirements in the other state where originally licensed.
-Take and pass the Arizona State Laws and Rules exam for each applicable license.
-Pay all applicable fees to the Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.
-Provide a valid fingerprint card with accompanying fees for state and federal background check.
-Applications and more information will be available on or before August 27, 2019. Please check with the Board directly for further questions.
CREMATIONIST TRAINING COURSE COMING TO ARIZONA
On Friday, September 6, 2019, Cremation Association of North America (CANA) is offering a certification course for crematory operators. It will be held from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the La Quinta Inn and Suites, 8888 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85260. To register, go to the CANA webpage.
STATEMENT OF LOCATIONS WHERE ALL NOTICES OF THE MEETINGS OF THE ARIZONA STATE BOARD OF FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND EMBALMERS WILL BE POSTED:
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02A1a), the Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers (“Board”) hereby states that all notices of the meetings of the Board and any of its committees or subcommittees will be posted in the lobby of the Board office located at 1740 W. Adams St., Phoenix, AZ 85007.
This location is open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m., except for legal holidays and State mandated furlough days. The above notices for all meetings will also be posted on the Board’s website at www.funeralboard.az.gov under “Meetings and Minutes”.
Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.
To create and maintain a balance between fair and equitable business regulation and the protection of the public's health, safety and welfare in the use and purchase of goods and services required for death.