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    Board of Morticians & Funeral Directors



    ​Applications and nominations for the Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors are being accepted through March 31, 2023.​

    The Board is accepting applications for the following Board seats with a term start date of July 1, 2023: (3) ​Practitioners - Licensed Mortician or Funeral Director and (2) Consumer Members. Interested candidates should carefully review all membership criteria and the time commitment before applying​ (Board and Commission Information).

    All interested applicants are required to submit a formal application through the Governor’s Appointments Office website at https://govappointments.maryland.gov/instructions-for-filling-out-the-general-application-form/  

    Any additional questions regarding applications may be addressed to Michelle Morningred, MDH Office of Appointments and Executive Nominations (OAEN) at michelle.morningred@maryland.gov​​.

    March 11, 2022 National Funeral Director and Mortician Day

    February 15, 2​022 – Bulletin: I​mplicit Bias Training​

    June 30, 2021 - FEMA Amends COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Policy

    Governor's Executive Orders:​


    • Effective July 1, 2021, certain orders will end including the order mandating the wearing of face coverings

    • Effective Aug 15, 2021, certain other orders will end

    MDH Orders:

    1. Directive and Order Regulating Certain Businesses and Facilities & General Directives Concerning Limiting The Spread of COVID-19

    • ​Effective July 1, 2021, certain MDH orders will terminate including the order pertaining to face coverings
    • Effective August 15, 2021, all existing COVID-19 MDH orders, guidance documents, and bulletins will terminate​​​


    ​Jurisprudence Exam

    *Dates subject to change

    ​​January 3, 2024
    April 2, 2024
    July 2, 2024
    October 1, 2024​

    ​Practical Exam​​​

    *Dates subject to change

    April 4, 2024
    October 3, 2024​

    Notice of Open Meeting

    Subject:  Open Session Board Meeting
    Date:  December 13
    Time: 1:00pm
    Join by Google Meet:
    Call-in number:+1 518-882-3587‬
    Access code: 686 719 321‬#‬‬​
    ​​ Contact: Board Office
    ​​(410) 764-4792

    --Meeting ​Agenda--

    Notice of Family Security Trust Fund Open Meeting

    Subject: Public Open Meeting
    Date: December 13, 2023
    Time: 12:30PM​
    Join by Google Meet:
    Call-in number: 1 631-602-0270​‬
    PIN: ​​​ 881 471 374#​
    Contact: Board Office​
    (410) 764-4792

    --FSTF Agenda-​-

    Mortuary Transport Vehicle Renewal Inspections​​

    ​Please contact the Board Office at MDH.BOMFD@maryland.gov to register a mortuary transport vehicle inspection and obtain an appointment time
    ​ ​


    Sept. 13, 2023Aug. 23, 2023
    Oct. 11, 2023Sept. 20, 2023
    Nov. 8, 2023Oct. 18, 2023
    Dec. 13, 2023Nov. 22, 2023
    Jan. 10, 2024Dec. 20, 2023
    Feb. 14, 2024Jan.24, 2024
    Mar. 13, 2024Feb. 21, 2024
    Apr. 10, 2024Mar. 20, 2024
    May 8, 2024Apr. 17, 2024
    Jun. 12,2024May 22, 2024
    Jul. 10, 2024Jun. 19, 2024
    ​ ​ ​

    ***applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, however applicants will not be scheduled for a full Board meeting vote until ALL required documentation has been received.



    Proposed Laws and Regulation

    • Coming Soon

    N​ew Laws and Regulations


    PHONE: 410-764-4792 
    Fax: 410-358-6571
    EMAIL: MDH.BOMFD@maryland.gov

    Drop Off Hours

    ​Monday & Wednesday
    from ​10am to 3pm.​

    ​NO drop offs on the second wednesday of every month.