Funeral Director's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to conduct funerals at a cemetery in Western Australia. It authorises you to 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.

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
  • 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

One year from issue of licence.

Expiry

30 June.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All 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

Cue-Daydawn Cemetery Local Law 2001

Approval time

Approximately one month.

Administering agency

Shire of Cue

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Cue

Operating address: 73 Austin Street
Cue, Western Australia 6640
Mailing address: PO BOX 84
Cue, Western Australia 6640
Phone: 08 9963 8600
Fax: 08 9963 1085
Email: shire@cue.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Cue (Opens in new window)