Registration of a Funeral Contribution Fund - New South Wales

Description

You will need to be registered if you intend to operate a funeral contribution fund. This includes providing services that allow members of the fund to pay periodic contributions and the fund agrees to either supply a funeral service or pay a sum of money for the purposes of meeting in whole or in part the expenses associated with a 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 registration, you must:

  • Be a company registered under the Corporations Act 2001 with a minimum of three directors;
  • Provide statements that the applicant and any directors, trustees or officers have no prior convictions of offences in relation to dishonesty or fraud or any other offence, and whether any have been declared bankrupt or disqualified from practising any profession in relation to business;
  • Provide statement of funds incomes and expenditures for next 3 financial years;
  • Provide 2 character references for each director, trustee or officer; and
  • Pay any required fees.

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

Duration

As designated.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $527.00 -
General Miscellaneous All -

Fees are listed on the attached document.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of a Funeral Fund - PDF

Act(s) name

Funeral Funds Act 1979 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Funeral Funds Regulation 2016 NSW

Application process

Apply

Your application must include an actuary's report and other specified documents that confirm your company's incorporation, structure, etc. You must also detail the services you intend to provide.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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

Registry Services

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Mailing address: PO BOX 22
Bathurst, New South Wales 2795
Toll Free: 1800 502 042
Phone: 02 6333 1400
Email: registryinquiries@finance.nsw.gov.au
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)