Pursuant to subsection 108(1) of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002,S. O. 2002, c. 33, as amended, the Bereavement Authority of Ontario designates that the fees set out immediately below are payable under the Act.

To view the Bereavement Authority of Ontario’s Fee Schedule as a printable document, please click here: BAO Funeral Fee Schedule.

BAO Funeral Fee Schedule

Licence Type Application Fee Renewal Fee Late Fee
Personal licence
  • Funeral Director, Class 1
  • Funeral Director, Class 2
  • Transfer Service Sales Rep.
  • Funeral Preplanner
$250 $200


(Personal application filed after expiry of the licence, but within six months of expiry of the previous licence)

Licence to operate a business
  • Funeral Director, Class 1
  • Funeral Director, Class 2
  • Transfer Service Operator, Class 1
  • Transfer Service Operator, Class 2
$500 $200 plus $16 per call*


(Business application filed after expiry of the licence)

Internship registration $75
Entry-to-Practice examination
(Licensing and Jurisprudence)
Jurisprudence examination
(Laws, rules and regulations examination)
Examination retry fee $200
Notice to Registrar of change in person in charge of day-to-day- operations $100

* For the purpose of this Schedule, "per call" means per death registered, for which payment was required for services or supplies provided during the twelve-month period ending on the 31st day of October, preceding the expiry of the business licence.

The amounts specified are payable to the Bereavement Authority of Ontario.

Effective date of 1 April, 2016

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