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Delays in death certificates reported after State of Indiana launches new online system
(Indianapolis, CBS 4, 1/12/21) Article with Andy Clayton

Delays in death certificates reported after State of Indiana launches new online system
(Hammond, IN CBS, 1/19/21) Interview with Andy Clayton




CLICK HERE for complete memo from the Indiana Department of Health

CLICK HERE for Authorization for Disposition of Remains



Click on the photo to view a quick video from Andy regarding the COVID vaccine for Funeral Directors.

Scheduling your initial vaccine appointment - CLICK HERE

Phase 1A HCP letter to funeral directors - CLICK HERE


Indiana License Renewals

Renewal Instructions - CLICK HERE


The Indiana Funeral Directors Association was founded in 1880 by 47 charter members. Today IFDA has grown to over 480 member firms. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IFDA provides membership services and continuing education opportunities throughout the state. 


The mission of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association is to enable its member firms and their staffs to identify and proactively address their professional needs. 

IFDA is dedicated to fulfilling its mission by:  

  • Recognizing critical issues within funeral service and providing appropriate solutions to those issues as well as addressing both external and internal audiences in all matters pertinent to the funeral profession;  
  • Being the preeminent funeral service advocate before governmental agencies, consumer groups, and suppliers;  
  • Providing educational opportunities that will enhance professionalism in its membership; and,  
  • Serving as a professional and ethical information resource to which its members may rely upon for timely and relevant assistance.

Careers in Funeral Service

The Funeral Service Professional

  • Works with the bereaved, providing sensitive, effective intervention during a time of emotional need. 
  • Is a professional caregiver who enables families and communities to express their concern for life and the living. 
  • Is a motivated man or woman who practices a unique vocation and who is legally required to possess certain professional qualifications.
  • Is involved in a variety of activities within the community. 
  • Carries out administrative and logistical tasks required by law, custom, and accepted practice. 

CLICK HERE for more information


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Phone: 317.846.2448/ Fax: 317.846.6534