Wisconsin Funeral Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your Wisconsin funeral CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

12 Mandatory Hours
3 Elective Hours
15 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Wisconsin Funeral Director license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Funeral Director licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Wisconsin Funeral Directors: Funeral Director (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 15
Mandatory Hours: 12
Elective Hours: 3
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/14/2025
Next Education Due Date: 12/14/2025

Online Info

At least 3 hours must be in each of the following subject areas:
  • Grief counseling or communication;
  • Professional conduct, business ethics or legal aspects specifically related to practice in the profession;
  • Business management concepts relating specifically to delivery of services to a consumer;
  • Technical or practical aspects of the profession.

Online Limitations

Only 10 hours are allowed to be completed by home-study. 


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
Phone: 6082662112
Fax: 6086171565
Address: 4822 Madison Yards Way Madison, 53705

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.