Mortuary Science - Minnesota Department of Health

Mortuary Science

Licensing and regulation of funeral establishments, crematories, alkaline hydrolysis, morticians, interns and funeral directors. The MDH Mortuary Science Section regulates and enforces Minnesota Statute 149A; Funeral Industry Law.

COVID-19 Mortuary Science Funeral Industry Guidance – May 26, 2020 (PDF)

Industry Guidance for Safely Reopening: Faith-based communities, places of worship, weddings, and funerals (PDF) - Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) 

Mortuary Science Storage Standards Waiver – May 8, 2020 (PDF)

Coronavirus Information

New and renewing licensees, please see our instructions to temporarily hold your application:
Memo: Update on Regulatory Requirements Affected by Governor’s Emergency Executive Order (PDF)

Updated Tuesday, 26-May-2020 15:01:50 CDT