Funeral Director Apprentice

Pursuant to 2017 Wisconsin Act 278, beginning August 1, 2018, prior to submitting an application for a credential, an individual may apply to the Department for a determination of whether the individual would be disqualified from obtaining the credential due to his or her conviction record.  To apply for a predetermination, please fill out Form #3085 and submit all required documentation specified on the form.  Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 111.335(4)(e), the offenses or kinds of offenses that may result in a refusal, bar, or termination of licensure are published under Additional Resources on the left side of this page.


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

FormDescription
385Application for Apprentice Contract and Permit
395Apprentice Semi-Annual Report
​3085​Application for Predetermination
2252​Convictions and Pending Charges
3071​Fax Payment Form

Renewal Information

Requirements

  • 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 dsps@wisconsin.gov.

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

FormDescription
RDAFRenewal Dates and Fees