Ministry of Agriculture

Beekeeper and Apiary Registration

The submitted information will be used for the purpose of administering the Apiculture registration system which complies with Personal Information Protection Act.

Do you have any apiary locations currently registered?   

Yes      No

If yes, enter Beekeeper ID number: 

Please provide the following contact information:

Name of applicant
Company Name (if applicable)
E-mail address
Postal Address
Postal Code
Phone Number

Total number of colonies in operation: 

Please note:

  • Pursuant to the provisions of the Bee Act, Sections 3 and 4(1), honeybees must be kept in a registered apiary.
  • This registration meets the requirements of the Bee Act and has no bearing on any municipal or district bylaws governing the keeping of honeybees. Please check with local authorities for any beekeeping restrictions.
 Apiary Number of Hives Apiary Location - Street and Number or Road and Nearest Intersecting Road City/Town


or mail to:
Apiculture Program,
BC Ministry of Agriculture
1767 Angus Campbell Road
Abbotsford BC  V3G 2M3

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