Mortuary Notification - New South Wales

Service summary

You are required to notify the Agency if you intend to operate a mortuary. The Agency will use the notification to include you on the mortuary register.

A mortuary is an establishment that is used or intended to be used for the preparation of bodies, in the course of arrangements for their burial or cremation. This does not include premises such as hospitals, where bodies may be temporarily stored before they are transferred to a mortuary.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.


ApplyApplicationThe fee will be determined by the Director-General, but will not exceed $100.

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health
Environmental Health Branch

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 2010 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2012 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
NSW Ministry of Health
Environmental Health Branch

Mailing address:
North Sydney, New South Wales 2059


02 9424 5918


02 9391 9960


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