Funeral Director's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to conduct funerals at a cemetery in Western Australia. A funeral director's licence is issued by a Board responsible for the management of a cemetery. It authorises you to conduct funerals at a particular cemetery or cemeteries.

You will be responsible for arranging all permits, applications and authorities, as well as all other matters, associated with the 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

Applications must be made to the Board responsible for the cemetery. You will be eligible for a licence if:

  • You have the qualifications and experience required;
  • You have a good reputation and are considered fit to hold a funeral director's licence; and
  • You have suitable facilities and equipment for handling and storing dead bodies and conducting funerals.

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

Duration

One year from issue of licence

Expiry

30 June.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Licence $195.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for a Funeral Director's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 WA

Local law(s) name

Cemeteries Local Law 2013

Approval time

Approximately one month.

Administering agency

Shire of Ashburton

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Ashburton

Operating address: Lot 246, Poinciana Street
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Mailing address: PO BOX 567
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Phone: 08 9188 4444
Fax: 08 9189 2252
Email: soa@ashburton.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Ashburton (Opens in new window)