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

2020 NS Honey Bee Importation Protocol

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

2022 NSBA Membership Application Form [PDF]

2022 NSBA Membership Application Form [Fillable PDF]

2022 NSBA Queen Order Form

NSDA New Beekeeper Registration Request [Fillable PDF]

Wildlife Application Form [PDF]

Pollination Contracts [PDF]