Internment Industry Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to perform interment services, including burials, cremations, ash interments and caretaker services.

All NSW cemetery and crematorium operators must apply for a licence, including stand-alone crematoria (referred to as cremation only operators). In recognition of the diversity of the services provided throughout the industry, there are 4 categories of licence with different conditions applying depending on the category of licence:

  • category 1 - over 100 burials or ash internments, on average, in the last 3 years
  • category 2 - 50 to 99 ash internments, on average, in the last 3 years (cremation only operators)
  • category 3 - less than 50 burials or ash internments, on average, in the last 3 years
  • category 4 - inactive.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

The agency will determine a category of conditions applicable to your licence. They may consider the following in determining the appropriate category of conditions applicable to your licence:

  • the volume of interments likely to be carried out during the term of your licence
  • the total number of existing interments and likely future interments
  • your compliance history
  • the heritage value of your site
  • whether you intend to operate a cemetery and / or a crematorium
  • any other relevant information.

Please refer to the licence conditions document in the resources section for more information.

Duration

As specified

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $800.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Cemeteries & Crematoria NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.