Registration of a Pre-Paid Funeral Fund - New South Wales

Description

You will need to be registered if you intend to operate a pre-paid funeral fund. This includes offering consumers goods and services to be supplied for their funeral, and allowing the costs associated with those funeral services to be paid for in advance.

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:

  • provide a statement of agreement between the corporation or trustees and individuals who have agreed to supply services for the purpose of the licence
  • provide bond in the form of a bank guarantee once amount has been determined by Department
  • provide statements that the applicant and any directors, trustees of 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
  • pay any required fees.

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

Duration

Valid unless cancelled or wound up.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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

Lodge

You will be required to submit a copy of the bond or arrangement when applying for registration as the trustee or trustees of trust funds. This is required as your business will be receiving money in advance.

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)