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.




30 June.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $75.00 Fee per year.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Morgue Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Health Local Laws 2001

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.

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health

City of Albany

Operating address: 102 North Road
Yakamia, Western Australia 6330
Mailing address: PO BOX 484
Albany DC, Western Australia 6331
Phone: 08 6820 3000
Website: City of Albany (Opens in new window)