24.147.904 MORTUARY AND BRANCH ESTABLISHMENT LICENSES AND TEMPORARY PERMITS
(1) Applicants for licensure as a mortuary or branch establishment must submit a completed application on forms provided by the department. Completed applications include appropriate fees and required documentation.
(2) Applicants for licensure as a mortuary must:
(a) designate a mortician-in-charge;
(b) apply for a temporary permit; and
(c) once a temporary permit has been issued, pass an initial inspection by a board-designated inspector. The inspection is based on the operation standards described in these statutes and rules.
(3) Applicants for licensure of an existing mortuary with a change in ownership must meet the applicable requirements in ARM 24.147.407 in addition to the requirements listed in (1) and (2).
(5) Applicants for licensure of a branch establishment must meet:
(a) the definition of a branch establishment as defined in 37-19-101, MCA; and
(b) the requirements described in (1) and (2).