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Mortician License in Georgia

The state of Georgia does not offer a mortician license but it does offer an embalmer and/or funeral director license. To apply for the license you should contact the Georgia Board of Funeral Services.

To qualify for this license you must earn your high school diploma and attend mortuary college for one year. When you graduate you will need to pass the national board examination. If you want to work as a funeral director you will also need to pass a test about state laws before you can earn your license. All professionals who apply for this license must do an apprenticeship.

To maintain your licensure in Georgia you will need to take 10 hours of continuing education classes every two years.