Continuing Education Exemption and Waiver Forms

Separation From Practice Exemption from Continuing Education

A licensee who is not engaged in the practice of embalming and/or funeral directing in the state of Ohio may be granted an exemption from the minimum education requirements. 

A licensee that is granted an exemption or waiver is not exempt from the requirement to pay renewal fees. 

After downloading this form, please upload and submit the completed copy of the Separation From Practice Exemption through your eLicense account.

You will select OPTIONS, then REQUEST CONTINUING EDUCATION WAIVER from the drop-down menu. 

From TYPE OF REQUEST, select EXEMPTION. 

Under REASON FOR REQUEST, select NONE.

Then click SAVE AND UPLOAD DOCUMENTS. Continue with directions.

Do not mail this form to the Board.

APPLICATION FORM

50 Years of Licensure Exemption from Continuing Education

An individual who has held a license as an Embalmer or Funeral Director for not less than fifty (50) years may make written application to the Board for an exemption from the minimum education requirements. 

The Board will not grant this exemption to any licensee designated as the person Actually In Charge of a funeral home or embalming facility. 

A licensee that is granted an exemption or waiver is not exempt from the requirement to pay renewal fees. 

After downloading this form, please upload and submit the completed copy of the 50 Year Exemption Form through your eLicense account.

You will select OPTIONS, then REQUEST CONTINUING EDUCATION WAIVER from the drop-down menu. 

From TYPE OF REQUEST, select 50 YR CE WAIVER. 

Then click SAVE AND UPLOAD DOCUMENTS. Continue with directions.

Do not mail this form to the Board.

APPLICATION FORM

Medical/Undue Hardship Waiver from Continuing Education

The Board may, in individual cases involving physical disability or illness as certified by a physician, or good cause shown, grant waivers of the minimum education requirements. 

No waiver shall be granted unless written, application therefore shall be made on forms established by the Board and signed by the licensee; and in the case of physical disability or illness signed by a physician licensed by the Medical Board. 

Waivers of the minimum educational requirements may be granted by the Board for any period not to exceed one compliance period.  

In the event that the physical disability or illness or good cause shown for which the waiver has been granted continues beyond the period of waiver, the licensee must reapply for a new waiver for the applicable compliance period. 

The application for a waiver shall be submitted upon the form established by the Board no later than four months prior to the end of any compliance period.  

The Board will not grant a waiver to any licensee designated as Actually In Charge for a funeral home or embalming facility in the state of Ohio. 

A licensee that is granted an exemption or waiver is not exempt from the requirement to pay renewal fees. 

After downloading this form, please upload and submit the completed copy of the Medical / Undue Hardship Waiver Form through your eLicense account.

You will select OPTIONS, then REQUEST CONTINUING EDUCATION WAIVER from the drop-down menu. 

From TYPE OF REQUEST, select WAIVER (2 YEAR).

Under REASON FOR REQUEST, select DISABILITY/ILLNESS or UNDUE HARDSHIP.

Then click SAVE AND UPLOAD DOCUMENTS. Continue with directions.

Do not mail this form to the Board.

APPLICATION FORM