APPRENTICE FUNERAL DIRECTOR ONLY APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

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THE WEST VIRGINIA FUNERAL DIRETORS AND CREMATORY OPERATOR'S ASSOCIATION WILL BE OFFERING A CERTIFIED CREMATORY OPERATOR TRAINING COURSE ON FEBRUARY 2 AND FEBRUARY 3, 2023.  THIS IS THE REQUIRED COURSE TO OBTAIN A CREMATORY OPERATOR PERMIT FROM OUR OFFICE.  PLEASE CONTACT ROB KIMES AT KIMESROB@YAHOO.COM FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

LICENSE SUSPENDED

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PROPOSED RULE CHANGES FOR 2023 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

THE BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE EXAMINERS HAVE SUBMITTED THE FOLLOWING RULES TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT.  ALL COMMENTS MUST BE MAILED TO THE OFFICE AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2022 AT NOON TO BE INCLUDED IN THE PRESENTATION TO THE LEGISLATURE.  PLEASE CLICK ON THE RULE BELOW TO VIEW.

6 CSR 1 RULE

6 CSR 2 RULE

6 CSR 7 RULE

LINK TO IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE WV STATE BAR

CONCERNING WILLS, ESTATE PLANNING AND PROBATE

https://wvbar.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Updated-Basic-Guidelines-on-the-UPL-in-Probate-Administration.pdf

FTC - SHOPPING FOR FUNERAL SERVICES BY PHONE OR ONLINE

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NEW FEES IN EFFECT APRIL 1, 2022. 

BEFORE YOU SEND IN AN APPLICATION FOR A LICENSE, PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CURRENT APPLICATION WITH THE CORRECT FEE.  THE FORMS WILL SAY ACROSS THE TOP - "NEW FEES IN EFFECT" .  IF YOU USE AN OLD FORM WITH THE OLD FEE, WE CANNOT PROCESS YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL WE RECEIVE THE CORRECT FEE.  WHEN YOU ARE ON THE FORMS PAGE, HITTING  F5 WHICH WILL RESET YOUR COMPUTER TO THE CORRECT FORMS.

(SEE SERIES 7 RULE UNDER LAWS FOR NEW FEES)

RENEWALS WILL BE MAILED AROUND THE MIDDLE / END  OF MAY 

DATABASE & RENEWALS NOW OPEN

LICENSEES CAN UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION, SUCH AS ADDRESS CHANGE, PHONE NUMBER CHANGE, ADD CE'S, EMPLOYER, EMAIL ADDRESS, ETC. BY CLICKING THE LINK BELOW.  PLEASE LOG INTO YOUR INFORMATION AND VERIFY THE MAILING ADDRESS AND EMAIL ADDRESS.  IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS, WE STRONGLY ENCOURGE YOU TO OBTAIN ONE.  YOU CAN GET A GMAIL.COM, HOTMAIL.COM YAHOO.COM, ETC. EMAIL ADDRESS AT NO CHARGE.  A LOT OF THE BOARD'S FUTURE COMMUNICATIONS WILL BE VIA EMAIL. 

INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTIONS

FACILITY INSTRUCTIONS

ON-LINE DATABASE AND RENEWALS

                                       

THANK YOU 

for visiting our site.  We hope the information we have added to our web site will be informative and helpful to you.  We are working on an update to this site to better serve you.

Disciplinary Actions are found under Meeting Minutes.

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Closed on all State Holidays

Telephone: 304-558-0302 Fax: 304-558-0660

Email: wvfuneralboard@wv.gov

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