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Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

Honey Bees Import Permit

Who Needs This Permit?
Anyone who wants to import honey bees (bee queens, genetic material or packages) and/or used beekeeping equipment into Nova Scotia from another province or country.

Note: This registration is required even if a federal permit has already been granted.
Issuing Department / Agency:
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
Where can you get this Permit and / or further information?

Bee Health & Minor Use Pesticide Coordinator
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture

Phone: 902-890-1565
Fax: 902-893-0244

Office Location:
Bee Health & Minor Use Pesticide Coordinator
NS Dept of Agriculture
176 College Road, Harlow Building
Truro, NS B2N 2P3

Mailing Address:
Bee Health & Minor Use Pesticide Coordinator
NS Dept of Agriculture
PO Box 890, Harlow Building
Truro, NS B2N 5G6

Application Process:
A request for this permit is made by phone, fax, email or in person to the Pest Management Regulations Coordinator, Department of Agriculture . The Pest Management Regulations Coordinator prepares the permit including protocol and if all is in order it is then signed by the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, and forwarded by the Pest Management Regulations Coordinator to the applicant by mail.
Waiting Period:
5 business days
provided that all the items that must accompany the application have been received
Expiry:
This permit is valid only for the time period specified on it.  Once it expires, it is invalid, and you have to get a new one.
Price:
Free
Related Requirements:
Except in special cases, the applicant must be a registered beekeeper in Nova Scotia.
Additional Information:
None
Legislative Authority:
Bee Industry Act, Chapter 3 of the Acts of 2005.



Last Updated: August 2014

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