1) Applications should be submitted at least 30 days prior to opening, change of ownership, change of funeral director in charge, name change or location change.
2) Applications can be obtained through the board's Topeka office and must include a report of all prefinanced funeral agreements (trusts, insurance ....) When you are buying an already established business, it is necessary to list all agreements being transferred to the new license. First time (new) businesses’ applications should read "NONE" as it is illegal to sell any such agreements until licensure has been granted.
3) Biennial renewal of each license requires that all prefinanced funeral agreements (funded via trusts and insurance) be submitted at time of renewal.
4) Each funeral establishment license will be issued to a licensed Kansas funeral director who will have personal supervision and charge of the funeral establishment. A roster of all employees will be submitted initially and when renewing licensure biennially.
5) All licensees must notify the board if their funeral establishment is sold or discontinued or if their connection with the funeral establishment is terminated.
6) Each funeral establishment must maintain a preparation room as defined by law. Funeral establishments are subject to unannounced inspections at least twice annually.
7) The full biennial renewal cost is $650. Initial licenses are prorated at $27.08 per month--based on an established renewal schedule pertaining to the name of the funeral establishment.