395-X-2-.09 Examinations The intended purpose of the exams provided for by this rule are for Alabama licensing only. Each applicant wishing to take these exams must sign a written statement acknowledging this purpose and acknowledging that the results of this exam may or may not be accepted by another state for reciprocity, endorsement or any other purpose. The passing score on any exam administer by the Board shall be 75%. The Funeral Director or Embalmer exam will consist of 125 items and the applicant will be allowed 150 minutes to complete either exam. Applicants that are applying for a funeral director or embalmer’s license will take a law exam on the entire law. If you take or have taken the funeral director and embalmer’s LRR exam and successfully passed it with a score of 75%, you will not be required to take the Cremationist LRR Exam for a cremationist license. Applicants that fail to appear for a registered exam at the required time will forfeit the registration fee. Applicants that cancel their registration prior to the scheduled deadline may defer the registration to only one future exam.


Deadline to Qualify             Exam Date
Monday, April 18, 2022   Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Monday, May 2, 2022   Monday, May 16, 2022
Tuesday, June 7, 2022   Monday, June 20, 2022
Tuesday, July 5, 2022   Monday, July 18, 2022
Monday, August 1, 2022   Monday, August 15, 2022
Tuesday, September 6, 2022   Monday, September 19, 2022
Monday, October 3, 2022   Monday, October 17, 2022
Monday, November 7, 2022   Monday, November 21, 2022
Monday, December 5, 2022   Monday, December 19, 2022

Alabama Funeral Director exam 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Alabama Embalmer exam 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Laws, Rules, and Regulations exam 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Applicants shall arrive at the testing location no less than 30 minutes prior to the exam

Alabama Exam Guide

Alabama Funeral Director Exam Book List

Alabama Embalmer Exam Book List

Alabama Funeral Director/Alabama Embalmer/LRR Exam Registration

Statutes and Regulations & Alabama Board of Funeral Service Administrative Code

Cremationist Study Guide