Import Honey Bee Material into Prince Edward Island Permit (2022)

What is the purpose of the permit?

The permit allows the holder (importer) to import to PEI the following:

  • live honey bees
  • genetic material
  • used equipment

A Bee Health Certificate is issued by the PEI Department of Agriculture & Land Provincial Apiarist.

How do I apply?

Importers make application to the Provincial Apiarist prior to obtaining a Bee Health Certificate.

Is there legislation?

Honey Bees are regulated under the Animal Health & Protection Act

For more information, contact:

Cameron Menzies
PEI Department of Agriculture and Land

Published date: 
April 7, 2022
Agriculture and Land

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5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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