Licence to Use and Conduct a Crematorium - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to cremate deceased persons and operate a crematorium. A crematorium means any building, place, or premises designed for the purpose of the cremation of deceased human bodies.

Crematorium licences may be granted only to the following organisations:

  • The Board or controlling authority of a cemetery; or
  • An incorporated association, established for the purpose of cremation, which has been certified by the Agency.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Have sufficient authority to use the site or proposed site;
  • Have erected building, fittings, works, and apparatus on the site in accordance with the regulations and to the satisfaction of the Agency;
  • Provide public notice of your intention to apply for the licence in accordance with the regulations;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

On-going. Compliance checks will be made from time to time.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Licence to Use and Conduct a Crematorium - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Health
Public Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate

Act(s) name

Cremation Act 1929 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Cremation Regulations 1954 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Principal Medical Officer, Regulatory Support Unit
Department of Health
Public Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate

Operating address:
2nd Floor, B Block
189 Royal Street
East Perth
Western Australia 6004

Phone:

02 92222295

Supporting information

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