Funeral Director's Licence - City of Albany - Western Australia

Description

You will need this licence to conduct funerals in Western Australia. Your licence only allows to only conduct funerals at a particular cemetery or cemeteries.

You will need to apply to the Metropolitan Cemeteries Board if you intend to conduct funerals at the following cemeteries:

  • Fremantle Cemetery
  • Karrakatta Cemetery
  • Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park
  • Guildford Cemetery
  • Midland Cemetery
  • Rockingham Regional Memorial Park.

Otherwise, you will need to apply to the local council responsible for the cemetery in which you intend to conduct funerals.

Funeral directors are 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

You will be eligible for a licence if you have:

  • a good reputation and are considered fit to hold a funeral director's licence
  • 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

Annual.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $705.00

Fees for 2021-22.

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Cemeteries Act 1986 Western Australia

Approval time

Approximately one month

Administering agency

City of Albany

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Service Team

City of Albany

Western Australia
Operating address: 102 North Road
Yakamia, Western Australia 6330
Mailing address: PO BOX 484
Albany DC, Western Australia 6331
Phone: 08 6820 3000
Email: staff@albany.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Albany (Opens in new window)