Texas Funeral Service Commission Website -
This link contains information regarding initial licensing, as well as license renewal. Links are provided for both industry professionals and consumers.

CE Requirements:

16 hours of continuing education for most active practitioners, which must include the Mandatory courses

Licensees who are 65 or older - No CE is required.
Licensees who are 75% disabled - No CE is required.

All continuing education requirements may be completed through home study.

ONLINE RENEWAL: The link below will bring you to the Website for renewing your license online. You can also copy and paste this URL into the address bar of your browser.


  • The TFSC no longer wants providers to inform them of who has completed CE, but YOU must complete the renewal process.
  • When you renew with the TFSC online you do not need to send certificates.
  • You do need to send certificates when you renew by mail.
  • Always keep a copy of your certificates in case you are audited.
Testing: Required for home study in order to certify completion of course materials. APEX testing is "OPEN BOOK," which means you have access to course materials while taking each quiz.

License Renewal Deadline: Every two years on the last day of your birth month.

CE Carryover Policy: You may NOT carryover any CE hours.

apexces.com offers this information for the convenience of licensees. while reasonable efforts have been made to confirm this information is current and accurate, neither apexces.com, nor its employees or affiliates warrant, guarantee, or represent that this information is accurate or current. all information is subject to change without notice. licensees are encouraged to contact their state board with any questions.
TFSC Phone #: 888-667-4881 Fax #: 512-479-5064

Texas Funeral Service Commission
P.O. Box 12217
Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711

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