Application to Import Honey Bees into Ontario

Section 13 (2) of the Bees Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter B.6 reads as follows: "No person shall receive or transport in any manner within Ontario any bees or used beekeeping equipment obtained from outside Ontario without a permit from the Provincial Apiarist stating the conditions under which such bees or beekeeping equipment may be received or transported within Ontario."

Please contact apiary@ontario.ca for the PDF version of the application form to Import Honey Bees into Ontario.


For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: Paul Kozak - Provincial Apiarist/OMAFRA
Creation Date: 21 February 2005
Last Reviewed: 04 April 2018