Morgue Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to use premises as a morgue. A morgue is a place used to temporarily keep bodies of the dead for lawful purposes including viewing, examination and identification prior to before burial or cremation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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


This licence does not include morgues in public hospitals, council or police buildings.

Eligibility requirements

You must comply with specific health standards and practices. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Licences expire on 30 June each year.

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 WA

Administering agency

Contact the Local Council

Contact details

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Customer Service

Contact the Local Council

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