How to get a Cremated Remains Disposition Permit
Who needs a permit?
You must have a Cremated Remains Disposition Permit if you:
- Provide the service as a business.
- Don’t have authority to dispose of cremated remains under RCW 68.50.160 (authority is usually limited to direct family members)
How to get your permit
- Complete a Cremated Human Remains Disposition Permit Application.
- Mail your completed, signed application and a check or money order for the $70 fee (payable to the Department of Licensing) to:
Funeral and Cemetery Board
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401
Note: Please allow 5 days, not including mailing time, to process your application.
How long your permit is valid
Your permit will be valid through January 31 of the year it is issued.