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How to get your license: Crematories

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Requirements

To operate a crematory, you must:

  • Comply with all city or county zoning, health, and ecology ordinances.

How to apply

Online

Log in or sign up to apply and pay your application fee.

By mail

  • Complete a Reduction Facility: Crematory Application
  • Mail application with a check or money order for the application fee (payable to the Department of Licensing) to:
    Funeral and Cemetery Board
    PO Box 3777
    Seattle, WA 98124-3777

Please allow 5 days, not including mailing time, to process your application.

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