Funeral Director's Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to conduct funerals at a cemetery in Western Australia. A funeral director's licence is issued by a Board responsible for the management of a cemetery. It authorises you to conduct funerals at a particular cemetery or cemeteries.

You will be responsible for arranging all permits, applications and authorities, as well as all other matters, associated with the funeral.

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

Applications must be made to the Board responsible for the cemetery. You will be eligible for a licence if:

  • You have the qualifications and experience required;
  • You have a good reputation and are considered fit to hold a funeral director's licence; and
  • You have suitable facilities and equipment for handling and storing dead bodies and conducting funerals.

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

Duration

One year from issue of licence

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyLicence$603.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Funeral Director's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Approval time

Approximately one month.

Administering agency

Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale

Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Services
Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale


Operating address:
6 Paterson Street
Mundijong
WA 6123

Phone:

08 95261111

Fax:

08 95255441
info@sjshire.wa.gov.au

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