Beekeeping Registration and Permits

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Crop Diversification Centre North
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

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Tel: 780-415-2314 Fax: 780-422-6096

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  The Alberta Bee Act regulates beekeeping in Alberta. Anyone owning bees or used beekeeping equipment in Alberta, or operating bees in Alberta is required to register annually with the Provincial Apiculturist. The certificate of registration is valid from the time it is issued to the next following June 29th.

Anyone offering used beekeeping equipment for sale (especially supers and frames) must have a permit to do so from Alberta Agriculture. Anyone purchasing such equipment must inform the Provincial Apiculturist of this purchase within 15 days.

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Last Reviewed/Revised on April 21, 2011.