Funeral Director Apprentice

Permit Information

Per Wisconsin State Statutes 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Funeral Director Apprentice credential is 12/31 of each year.  Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.

Pre-Credential Education Information

Applicants must submit evidence of having completed one year of college instruction. For details concerning requirements, see Wis. Admin. Code § FD 1.04.

Application for Permit

385Application for Apprentice Contract and Permit
395Apprentice Semi-Annual Report
2252​Convictions and Pending Charges
3071​Fax Payment Form

Renewal Information


  • FEE (See Renewal Dates and Fees)
  • If your legal status as a qualified alien or nonimmigrant lawfully present in the United States has changed since the issuance of your credential or your last renewal, please contact the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services at (608) 266-2112 or

This credential may be renewed only 4 times.

Renewal Methods

  • Online Log In: License Renewal Online
  • Request a Paper Renewal Form: (888) 506‑4239 or (608) 261‑4460 for the Madison area

RDAFRenewal Dates and Fees