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Licence application group 5

You are in group 5 if:

  • you had 0 interments in the financial year 2021-22.

If this is the case, you have two options:

  1. You can apply for a Cemetery Operator Licence, if you intend to continue interring in your cemeteries (burying, or interring ashes).
  2. You can apply for a Cemetery Operator (Caretaker) Licence - Category 4, if you do not intend to keep operating any cemeteries (other than for a limited number of interments that are pre-sold or pre-allocated).

Timeline - Cemetery Operator Licence

1 June 2024

Receive and check your pre-populated application form

1 July 2024 - 30 September 2024

Submit your application form

No licensing fee required

As soon as your licence is issued

Comply with:

A. Customer contracts

B. Cemetery maintenance

D. Customer service

E. Religious, cultural and spiritual principles

F. Reporting



Timeline - Cemetery Operator (Caretaker) Licence - Category 4

1 June 2024

Receive and check your pre-populated application form

1 July 2024 - 30 September 2024

Submit your application form

No licensing fee required

As soon as your licence is issued

Comply with:

B. Cemetery maintenance

F. Reporting

G. Prohibition of interment services

 

Information and resources

The full Licence Conditions for Operators of Cemeteries and Crematoria – December 2023 (PDF, 4.16 MB) are available. Summaries are available in the fact sheets below.

As soon as your licence is issued (Cemetery Operator Licence)

Licence Conditions A – Consumer contracts

Licence Conditions B – Cemetery maintenance

Licence Conditions D – Customer service

Licence Conditions E – Religious, cultural and spiritual principles

Licence Conditions F – Reporting

  • Operators are required to provide updated information to CCNSW in certain circumstances – see page 23 of the licence conditions (PDF, 312 KB) for more details.
As soon as your licence is issued (Cemetery Operator (Caretaker) Licence - Category 4

Licence Conditions B – Cemetery maintenance

Licence Conditions F – Reporting

  • Operators are required to provide updated information to CCNSW in certain circumstances – see page 23 of the licence conditions (PDF, 312 KB) for more details.

Licence Conditions G – Prohibition of interment services

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