Losing a loved one is difficult enough without the additional stress of planning a funeral or finalizing your loved one’s estate.
Here are some educational resources, industry facts, and links of interest to strengthen your ability to make funeral arrangements before or after death.
Whether planning your own funeral in advance or making arrangements for a loved one, here are a few helpful terms associated with the funeral industry.
A comprehensive guide for planning all necessary elements of a funeral service in advance, from method of disposition to budget considerations.
Browse helpful information, tips, and guidance about funerals and after death.
The links and information shown below are shown merely as a courtesy of the Florida Chief Financial Officer’s Division of Funeral, Cemetary, and Consumer Services and the Independent Funeral Directors of Florida.
The Dept of Financial Services, the Division of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services, and the Board of Funeral, Cemetery, and Consumer Services, do not endorse any particular association, school, or other entity.
497 Board Rules: Chapter 69K F.A.C
American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE)
Chapter 497, Florida Statutes
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (FCCFA)
Florida Department of Revenue
Florida State College at Jacksonville, Funeral Services Degree program
Florida Morticians Association, Inc.
Independent Funeral Directors of Florida Association (IFDF)
International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards (ICFSEB)
Miami-Dade College, Funeral Service Program
St. Petersburg College, Funeral Services Degree program