See the requirements and steps to renew or make updates to your funeral director license.
You can renew or update your license online.
Renew your license
- You must renew your license every year by January 31.
- You may renew up to 120 days before your license expires
You'll pay the license renewal fee when you submit your renewal application.
Make sure you have completed the required continuing education. Keep records of your professional development in case we ask you for them during an audit. Learn more about continuing education and audits.
Update your contact information, if necessary, before you renew your license.
How to renew your license
Gather the required documents:
- Your license number
- Documents for legal background questions (if needed)
- Payment for the license renewal fee
- A completed Funeral Director License Renewal Application form (if you're renewing by mail)
Renew your license online
Use your SecureAccess Washington account to renew your license faster.
Don't have a SAW account? Learn how to set up SAW account access.
Renew your license by mail
To renew your license by mail, follow the instructions on your renewal notice.
If you did not receive a renewal notice, call us at 360-664-1555.
Update your license
Update your name or contact information, or request a duplicate license using the method that works best for you.
Update your license online
You can update your license online at any time by logging into SAW.
Update your license by email
Send an email with your changes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update your license by mail
Send a letter with your changes to:
Funeral and Cemeteries
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9021
Olympia, WA 98507‑9021