Approval to Hold a Funeral or Burial in a Cemetery - Tasmania


You will require this approval if you intend to hold a funeral or burial in a cemetery. You can obtain a permit for burial by contacting the manager of your chosen cemetery, or a funeral director can organise this on your behalf. A request for cremation or burial from the funeral director or other person conducting the service must be lodged with the Manager.

If a vehicle is to be driven or brought into the cemetery at the time of burial, approval must first be obtained from the Council.

If you intend to hold a funeral or burial in a cemetery outside the normal hours, please contact the Manager.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 Tasmania

Administering agency

Your local council

Contact details

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