Renew or update your license: Embalmers

Learn how to renew or make updates to your embalmer license.

Renew your license

  • You must renew your license every year by January 31.
  • You may renew 120 days before your license expires.
  • Update your contact information, if necessary, before you renew your license.

Renewal requirements

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.

Gather the required documents:

Renew your license online

Renew your license faster by applying and paying online.

Log into SecureAccess Washington (SAW)

Don't have a SAW account? Learn how to create a SAW account.

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 or request a duplicate copy of your license online at any time by logging into your SAW account.

Update your license by email

Send an email with your changes or request for a duplicate license to

Update your license by mail

Send a letter with your changes or request for a duplicate license to:

Funeral and Cemeteries
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9021
Olympia, WA 98507‑9021

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us:

call Phone: 360-664-1555
(TTY: Call 711)
mail Email:
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