Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers -
Arizona requires 12 hours of continuing education every calendar year.

Courses must be fulfilled with the following requirements: 

Category A - Mortuary Science: a total of 3 of the 12 hours required (hours over this amount may be applied to Category C.)
Category B - Legal Compliance and Ethics: a total of 3 of the 12 hours required

Category C - Professional Development Courses: a total of 6 of the 12 hours required
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.
Certification of Completion: Print the certificate for each quiz you pass. Submit certificates along with your renewal form and fee to the state. APEX will also report your completed CE hours to the Arizona Board.
Course Repetition: A course cannot be repeated within the same renewal period, but the same course can be taken again and will receive credit during subsequent renewal periods.
License renewal date: July 1st every calendar year.
CE Carryover Policy: CE hours may not be carried over.
Exemptions: Contact your state board

Contact Information:

          Phone:  (602) 542-3095  FAX (602) 542-3093

Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
1400 W. Washington Room 230
Phoenix, AZ. 85007
APEX is an Approved Provider by the Arizona State Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers. offers this information for the convenience of licensees. while reasonable efforts have been made to confirm this information is current and accurate, neither, 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.