Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association. The following membership options are listed below

Please note that if you are an owner or officer of a funeral home, you must
register as a Category I or IA member unless your funeral home is already a member in one of those categories.

A. Funeral Establishment / Category I
Funeral establishment membership must be held by a proprietor, partnership,
corporation, or professional association (PA) lawfully engaged in the practice of mortuary science in the State of Maryland. An establishment membership (Category I) consists of two (2) voting members. The two (2) voting members representing the firm must be registered with the Association office. Each funeral establishment membership applies to a
single location of a funeral home.

B. Funeral Establishment / Category I
A Funeral establishment membership must be held by a proprietor, partnership,
corporation, or professional association (PA) lawfully engaged in the practice of mortuary science in the State of Maryland. An establishment membership (Category IA) consists of one (1) voting member. The one (1) voting member representing the firm must be registered with the Association office. Each funeral establishment membership applies to a
single location of a funeral home.

C. Individual Membership / Category II
Individual membership (Category II) may be held by any funeral practitioner
licensed to practice as such under the laws of the State of Maryland. No consideration of this classification of membership will be given if the applicant is an owner or corporate officer of a funeral establishment unless said establishment currently holds a funeral establishment membership in good standing. Individual membership may also be
granted to a duly licensed individual in the State of Maryland who currently resides in another state or the District of Columbia and is not actively associated with the practice of funeral service in the state of residency. An individual member shall have the right to vote, hold office, serve on appropriate committees, and enjoy all other privileges of the
Association

D. Associate Membership
Associate membership may be held by any funeral practitioner licensed to practice as such
under the laws of the State of Maryland. No consideration of this classification of membership will be given if the applicant is an owner, corporate officer, or in a managerial capacity of a funeral establishment unless said establishment currently holds a funeral establishment membership in good standing. An associate member shall be entitled to all social and professional privileges of this Association; however, he or she may not vote, serve on standing or special committees of this Association, nor hold any office in the Association.

E. Honorary Associate Membership
Limited associate membership may be held by a newly licensed Funeral Director or
Mortician licensed to practice as such under the laws of the State of Maryland. No consideration of this classification of membership will be given if the applicant is an owner, corporate officer, or in a managerial capacity of a funeral establishment unless said establishment currently holds a funeral establishment membership in good standing. An
honorary associate member shall be entitled to all social and professional privileges of this Association; however, he or she may not hold this classification of membership for more than one year, vote, serve on standingor special committees of this Association, nor hold any office in the Association.

F. Out-Of-State Membership
Out-Of-State membership may be held by any duly licensed funeral practitioner residing in
and engaged in the practice of funeral service in another state or the District of Columbia. The Out-Of-State member shall not be entitled to hold office and shall
not be entitled to vote on any business or in any election in this Association.

Please complete the form below and click submit. You will receive an email providing payment instructions once your application has been reviewed and approved.

Application for Membership

To the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association, Inc.:
Having formed a favorable opinion of your Association, I hereby make application to become a member, and if my credentials are found to be in order, I agree to abide by the Constitution, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations of the Association. I’ve completed this application in its entirety and submit it for your review.

Full Name (required): Birthday:

Email (required):

Home Address:

City: State: Zip:

Home Phone: Cell Phone:

Business Address:

City: State: Zip:

Please select:

I have been in business for years

I have been employed by the above-name business for years

Maryland Funeral License #:

Active Inactive

License expires:

Licensed in another state? If so, list the state(s) and funeral service licensee numbers below.

State: License #:

State: License #:

State: License #:

Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP) #: CFSP? Yes No

If Recent Graduate, Name of Mortuary School:

Date of Graduation:

Type of business: Sole Propriatorship Partnership P.A. Corporation Additional Individual

If a corporation or partnership, please list the name and titles of all officers and designate which officers are licensed funeral directors and who holds the MSFDA’sprimary Category I or I-A membership.

Academy of Professional Funeral Service Identification #:

Please give two MSFDA members willing to sponsor your membership.

MSFDA Member #1: MSFDA Member #2:

By submitting this form, I certify all of the information given is accurate to the best of my knowledge.