Oregon Statutes - Chapter 692 - Funeral Service Practitioners; Embalmers; Funeral Establishments; Cemetery and Crematory Operators - Section 692.045 - Funeral service practitioner license; application; examination; experience.

(1) The State Mortuary and Cemetery Board shall issue a license to an individual to practice as a funeral service practitioner if the individual meets the following requirements:

(a) The individual must apply to the board for a funeral service practitioner’s license on an application form provided by the board.

(b) The individual must pass an examination conducted by the board under ORS 692.070 following application for the funeral service practitioner’s license.

(c) The individual must successfully complete practical experience as a funeral service practitioner’s apprentice under ORS 692.190.

(2) An individual may not take an examination under ORS 692.070 until the individual has provided written evidence of graduation from an associate degree program meeting the requirements established by board rule.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section, an applicant with four years of experience as a licensed funeral service practitioner or embalmer in this state or in another state is not required to provide written evidence of graduation from an associate degree program in order to take the examination under ORS 692.070. [1983 c.810 §6; 1989 c.177 §3; 1993 c.308 §4; 1997 c.638 §4; 1999 c.724 §8; 2007 c.170 §3]

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