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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
On-going. Compliance checks will be made from time to time.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for a Licence to Use and Conduct a Crematorium - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate
Cremation Act 1929 (Western Australia)
Cremation Regulations 1954 (Western Australia)
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