Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing staffs the mortuary
science program. The Department of Commerce, Community,
and Economic Development adopts regulations to carry
out laws governing
the practice of mortuary science in Alaska. It makes
final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary actions
against people who violate licensing laws.
- a. Embalmer
b. Embalmer Trainee
c. Funeral Director
d. Funeral Director Trainee
e. Mortuary Establishment
must obtain an Alaska Business
Establishment Permit Application, #08-2530,
for Mortuary Permit Under AS 08.42.020(c),
01/27/12. Disposition of dead
human bodies not requiring embalming.
Trainee Permit Renewal Application,
License Application, #08-2529, Revised
01/27/12. Application for Licensure by Education,
Reciprocity, Courtesy License.
Trainee Permit Application, #08-4276, Revised 01/27/12.
Directors License Application, #08-4279, Revised
01/27/12. Application for Licensure by
Education, Reciprocity, Courtesy License.
Director Trainee Application, #08-4277, Revised
of Supervisor Form, #08-4071, Revised
This form may be completed online with Adobe
Acrobat Reader 6.0 or higher, then printed
Biennial Funeral Establishment Permit Renewal, #08-4265, Revised 10/25/12.
Biennial Embalmer License Renewal, #08-0095, Revised 10/26/12.
Biennial Funeral Director License Renewal, #08-0096, Revised 10/26/12.
Change of Name Form, #08-1431
Change of Address Form, #08-4291
Request for License Verification Form, #08-4222
Request Duplicate License Form, #08-0014
Credit Card Payment Form, #08-4438
Statutes and Regulations
Statutes are passed by the legislature. Regulations
(also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules
adopted by the department to implement, interpret, and
make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations
have the force of law.
08.42, AS 45.45.120, AS 45.50.471(b)(24), and regulations
12 AAC 50 specifically apply to mortuary science. AS
08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all
professions regulated by the division.
Proposed regulations are advertised in Alaska newspapers
and we invite public comment on them. If you would like
to receive notice of proposed regulations, please write
to the regulations specialist and request that your
name be added to the Mortuary Science interested parties
list. Please advise us if you move or wish your name
removed from the mailing list.
may provide information on the regulation of the practice
of mortuary science in other states.
Karl Marx, Licensing Examiner
Phone: (907) 465-5470
Fax: (907) 465-2974
Address: PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806