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Choose a funeral firm you can trust

No matter which of our 3,800 members you choose, you can rest assured that an NAFD member will uphold the highest professional standards

Quality and trust

We attribute our professionalism to the quality of our membership. The National Association of Funeral Directors is recognised by Her Majesty’s Government and its external agencies…

Helping our members

Founded in 1905, the NAFD is the leading – and longest established – trade organisation representing the interests of the UK funeral profession

Funeral Advice

Whatever your circumstances, in your time of loss you can turn to a member of the NAFD, with confidence, to arrange a funeral that will be a fitting farewell.

NAFD member funeral firms are there to support you. Find out more


Voice of the profession

Established in 1905, the NAFD represents the interests of the entire spectrum of the funeral directing businesses – including independent businesses, corporate businesses and major funeral groups – who conduct in excess of 80% of UK funerals every year.

About usIndependent of any single funding body or organisation we are inclusive, welcoming members from right across the spectrum of the industry.

Our member companies range from hundreds of small, independent family businesses to PLCs and Corporates, between them conducting 470,000 funerals every year.

NAFD are the Industry LeaderThe Association ensures that its members set the highest standards of customer care in the industry through a robust Code of Practice, Code of Professional Standards and Independent Arbitration Service.

If you are a funeral directing business or supplier to the funeral sector and are interested in joining the NAFD