Funeral Escort License

Funeral Escort Agency License

A funeral escort agency is any person who, for a fee or other consideration, provides or agrees to provide funeral escort services on a contractual basis to another person or entity.

Funeral escort services are those services which include, but are not limited to, escorting funeral processions from funeral homes, mortuaries, residences or other places where the last services are held, to the place of interment, and redirecting traffic at intersections during escorts.

City Code

Fees and Payment

  • Annual license fee: $90
  • Late renewal fee: $45
  • Duplicate license fee: $5

Funeral Escort Licenses are valid for one (1) year from the date of issuance or renewal.

The City Clerk's Office accepts cash, check, money order, Visa and MasterCard.

    Required Documents

    • Proof of age over eighteen (18)
    • Business License Application
    • Certificate of Commercial General Liability Insurance with the City of Colorado Springs listed as the certificate holder ($1,000,000)
    • Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Insurance with the City of Colorado Springs listed as the certificate holder ($100,000)
    • Automotive Liability Insurance with the City of Colorado Springs listed as the certificate holder ($500,000)
    • Lawful Presence Affidavit, if a sole proprietor
    • Trade Name Registration and Certificate of Good Standing with Colorado Secretary of State, if applicable.

    Funeral Escort Officer License

    A funeral escort officer is a person employed or engaged by a funeral escort agency to provide funeral escort services. This definition shall also apply to the owner, agent or principal of a contract funeral escort agency.

    Funeral escort services are those services which include, but are not limited to, escorting funeral processions from funeral homes, mortuaries, residences or other places where the last services are held, to the place of interment, and redirecting traffic at intersections during escorts.

    City Code

    Fees and Payment

    • Annual license fee: $90
    • Late renewal fee: $45
    • Annual background check: $7
    • Additional license fee (if working for more than one agency): $15
    • Change of employer fee (if transferring to a new agency): $15
    • Duplicate license fee: $5

    Funeral Escort Licenses are valid for one (1) year from the date of issuance or renewal.

    The City Clerk's Office accepts cash, check, money order, Visa and MasterCard.

      Required Documents