395-X-2-.09 Examinations

The intended purpose of the exams provided for by this rule are for Alabama licensing only. Each applicant wishing to take these exams must sign a written statement acknowledging this purpose and acknowledging that the results of this exam may or may not be accepted by another state for reciprocity, endorsement or any other purpose. The passing score on any exam administer by the Board shall be 75%. The Funeral Director or Embalmer exam will consist of 125 items and the applicant will be allowed 150 minutes to complete either exam. Applicants that are applying for a funeral director or embalmer’s license will take a law exam on the entire law. If you take or have taken the funeral director and embalmer’s LRR exam and successfully passed it with a score of 75%, you will not be required to take the Cremationist LRR Exam for a cremationist license.

Applicants that fail to appear for a registered exam at the required time will forfeit the registration fee. Applicants that cancel their registration prior to the scheduled deadline may defer the registration to only one future exam.

Alabama State Laws, Rules, and Regulations (LRR)

Deadline to Qualify Exam Date
October 2, 2023October 18, 2023
November 6, 2023November 20, 2023
December 4, 2023December 18, 2023
January 2, 2024January 16, 2024
February 5, 2024February 20, 2024
March 4, 2024March 18, 2024
April 1, 2024April 15, 2024
May 6, 2024May 20, 2024
June 4, 2024June 18, 2024
July 1, 2024July 15, 2024
August 5, 2024August 19, 2024
September 3, 2024September 16, 2024
October 7, 2024October 21, 2024
November 4, 2024November 18, 2024
December 2, 2024December 16, 2024

Alabama Funeral Director exam 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Alabama Embalmer exam 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Laws, Rules, and Regulations exam 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Applicants shall be checked in at the testing location no less than 15 minutes prior to the exam.