California Occupational License

License Title:
    Crematory Manager
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Consumer Affairs
     Cemetery and Funeral Bureau
     Licensing Unit

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite S208
Sacramento,  CA  95834

     Phone Number: (916) 574-7870
     Fax Number: (916) 928-7988

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
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.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
General and Operations Managers 111021
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors394031
Funeral Service Managers, Directors, Morticians, and Undertakers*394831