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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
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.
One year from issue of licence
Application for Funeral Director's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Approximately one month.
Cemeteries Act 1986 (Western Australia)
Local law(s) name
Cemeteries Local Law 2000
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