Join The Independent Funeral Directors of Florida

Our membership dues are some of the lowest in the industry.

Membership year runs from September 1 – August 31.

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Online Or By Mail

You can apply for membership online, or if you prefer, you may print and mail an application:

IFDF Firm Member Application (Online)
Firm Membership Form (Or by mail - PDF)

Firm Members are independently owned and operated funeral, crematory and/or cemetery firms who meet the Association's criteria for membership and pay Association dues as determined by the Association's Board of Directors. Each Firm Member, regardless of the number of locations of the firm, shall be entitled to cast one vote on business before the Association's general membership. Dues are based on total number of calls for all locations owned by the Firm Member.  

IFDF Individual Membership Application (Online)
Individual Member Application Form (Or by mail - PDF)

Individuals who are licensed funeral director and/or embalmers who meet the Association's criteria for membership and pay Association dues as determined by the Association's Board of Directors. Members have no voting privileges on business before the Association's general membership. Individual Members may serve on committees or on the Board of Directors.

IFDF Student Membership Application (Online)
Student Member Application Form (Or by mail - PDF)

Student Members are individuals currently enrolled in a course in Funeral Science toward a degree or are serving an internship in funeral directing and/or embalming. Student membership is limited to 3 years. 

IFDF Affiliate Membership Application (Online)
Affiliate Membership Application Form (Or by mail - PDF)

Individuals who are suppliers of goods and services relating to the funeral industry and support the goals of the Association and pay Association dues as determined by the Board of Directors. Affiliate Members have no voting privileges on business before before the Association's general membership. Affiliate members may serve on committees. 

  

Additional Benefits of Membership

As an IFDF Member, you will enjoy these benefits and more:

  • An association dedicated to independently owned and operated funeral homes in Florida
  • A professional staff with over 75 years of industry experience, just a toll-free call away, available to answer questions and solve problems
  • Firm Members have access to the lowest rates and highest level of service in pre-need trusting through our own I-Trust
  • Consistent, exclusive representation by IFDF in its lobbying efforts with the Legislature and all funeral related regulatory agencies in Florida
  • Subscription to quarterly newsletter, The Independent Reporter, which provides updates on Association activities and issues that impact independent funeral directors
  • State-approved Continuing Education provider with a wide variety of courses offered in meetings around the state and at the annual statewide conference
  • Interactive website – www.ifdf.org
  • Discounted products/services from IFDF Partnership Alliance members and sponsors.
  • Use of the IFDF logo in advertisements, listings, letterhead etc.
IFDF helps sustain the future of your profession. Invest in your future and join IFDF today!