There are two requirements for NBE secure online registration:
1. You must have an e-mail address.
Your e-mail is used to notify you that your
application has been received and your credit card processed.
2. You must have a valid credit or debit card.
A valid credit/debit card allows you to pay for your examination
fees online. The cost to take the NBE is $400.00.(Retake of either the NBE Arts or NBE Sciences is $200.)
Your application and credit card information are submitted
using a SECURE SERVER, so your information remains protected
throughout the registration process. This is a secure and
convenient way to register for the NBE.
If you don't have an active e-mail address or a credit/debit card, you can download the Application Form here and mail the completed paperwork to The
Please read the NBE
Candidate Handbook before submitting your application,
so you will be familiar with the rules and regulations
that govern the National Board Examination (NBE). You
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the NBE Candidate Handbook online.
Click here to register for the NBE online now.
Please Note: Only those persons who
have graduated with an associate's degree from an ABFSE accredited program are eligible
to sit for any portion of the NBE. If you graduated with
a Certificate of Proficiency in Funeral Directing, you
may be eligible to sit for a State Board Examination in some states. Please contact the appropriate regulatory board for details on state licensure requirements.
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