Information for the License:

Crematory Manager

Licensing Agency:

Agency or Department Name:  Department of Consumer Affairs
Board or Council Name:  Cemetery and Funeral Bureau
Division Name: Licensing Unit
Telephone:  (916) 574-7870
Agency Web Address:

License Description:
     (Always confirm this information with the licensing agency.)

Crematory manager shall be responsible for exercising direct supervision and control over the operations, employees, and agents of the crematory as is necessary to ensure full compliance with the applicable provisions.  

Fees:  Application and Exam fee:  $450; License fee:  $80; Renewal fee:  $80.

Examination Frequency:  6 days a week (outside vendor PSI).

Exam Locations:  17 sites through out the State of California.

Education Requirements:  High School Graduate.

Average Time to Process Application:  30 days.

Renewal Period:  Annually

Authority:  Business and Professions Code Sections 9605, 9764.1, 9787.2-9787.4; California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Section 2317.