Single Funeral Permit - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct a funeral at a cemetery. A single funeral permit authorises you to conduct one funeral at a particular cemetery.

Single funeral permits may be issued for one of two purposes:

  • To authorise someone who does not hold a funeral director's licence to conduct a funeral; or
  • To authorise the holder of a funeral director's licence to conduct a funeral at another cemetery not specified in his or her licence.

By obtaining a single funeral permit, you become the acting funeral director and it is your responsibility to arrange for 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

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • Be of a good reputation and be considered fit to conduct a funeral;
  • Have access to suitable facilities and equipment;
  • Lodge the required burial or cremation application and associated certificates and permits; and
  • Pay the permit fees.

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

Duration

The permit is valid only for the day of the funeral.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$107.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Single Funeral Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Approval time

Approximately two hours.

Administering agency

Shire of Christmas Island

Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Cemeteries Local Law 2013

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Christmas Island


Operating address:
George Fam Centre, 2 Murray Road
Christmas Island
WA 6798
Mailing address:
PO BOX 863
Christmas Island, Western Australia 6798

Phone:

08 91648300

Fax:

08 91648304
admin@shire.gov.cx

Website:

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