Licence to Carry out Anatomical Examinations - New South Wales


You will need this licence if you are in charge of anatomical examinations at any education, research or medical institution and you intend to conduct an anatomical examination on a cadaver.

An anatomical examination is the use of a body of a deceased person for medical or scientific purposes. It does not include a postmortem examination.

Your licence will be issued for a determined period and subject to annual inspections and may be granted subject to terms and conditions.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be in charge of anatomical examinations at an education, medical or research institution
  • have a prescribed premises for the purposes of the licence
  • supply any information or documentation as required by the authority
  • hold the qualifications relevant to the licence.


2 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All You do not need to pay any fees.


Application process


Renewal is required at the completion of the determined period.

Administering agency

NSW Ministry of Health

Population and Public Health

Health Protection NSW

Contact details

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