Mortician License in Washington

The state of Washington does not issue mortician licenses but it does offer funeral director licenses. To apply for one of these you should contact the Washington Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.

To quality for a license you must earn an Associate’s of Arts degree in mortuary science or finish a comparable program. To find out if your college plan fulfills this requirement, contact the state board. You must also complete an apprenticeship where you are supervised and trained by a licensed funeral director.

In order to maintain your licensure in Washington you will need to participate in 10 hours of continuing education classes every two years.

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