Application for Special Queen and Nuc Permit

Under Section 12(1) of the Bees Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter B.6, "No beekeeper shall sell or remove or cause to be removed from the beekeeper's premises any bees or beekeeping equipment without a permit from an inspector stating that such bees or beekeeping equipment were inspected under conditions established by the Provincial Apiarist."

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Beekeeper Business Information

Beekeeper ID __________________________________________________________

First Name ___________________________________________Initial ____________

Last Name ______________________________________________________________

Company Name ________________________________________________________

Telephone Number _____________________________________________________

Alternate Telephone Number _____________________________________________



Street Address_________________________________________________________

Emergency/911 #____________________Municipality_________________________

Province______________ Postal Code _______________Country________________


I hereby apply for a special permit to sell Queen Bees, Nuclei colonies and full size colonies.

I agree to submit a list of all sales to the Provincial Apiarist by November 10, 2017 and understand that a Queen and Nuc Permit will not be granted until such list is received by the Provincial Apiarist.

I agree to abide by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs' current laws and regulations governing the sale of bees in Ontario.

I agree not to use any bees from quarantined beeyards for sales.

I understand that my contact information and disease status will be posted on the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) website.

I understand that the OMAFRA website is updated on a regular basis.

Dated at _________________, Ontario, on the _____ day of ____________, 20_____.

Signature of Beekeeper

Information on this form is collected under the authority of the Bees Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter B.6 and Regulation 57, R.R.O. 1990 under the Bees Act.
Questions about this collection should be directed to the Agricultural Information Contact Centre, 1-877-424-1300.

Return by mail, email or fax to:

Provincial Apiarist
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Animal Health and Welfare Branch
1 Stone Road West, 5th Floor, NW
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4Y2

Fax: 519-826-4375

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
Author: Wael Haddad - Apiary Data Coordinator/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 3 June 2013
Last Reviewed: 11 January 2017