Honey Bees Import 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 requires a permit. A Nova Scotia registered Beekeeper must request and receive a permit. The request should be sent to Jason Sproule.

Jason Sproule
Apiculturalist / Minor Use Pesticide Coordinator
Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 890 Harlow Building
Truro, NS, B2N 5G6
(902) 890-1565

2023 NS Honey Bee Importation Protocol

Below you will find a series of useful forms for all beekeepers in Nova Scotia:

2024 NSBA Membership Form

2024 NSBA Membership Form [Fillable]

2024 NSBA Queen Order Form