Beekeeping (apiary) permit - Queensland

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to place beehives in a national park, conservation park or resources reserve managed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You will need to be a registered beekeeper and also need to check whether a site is available by:

  • visiting apiary site maps showing the current distribution and status of apiary sites in protected areas
  • contacting the department to confirm the site's availability.

Prerequisites

Duration

A maximum of 5 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All -

Permit fees:

  • up to 6 months - $105.40
  • up to 1 year - $157.20
  • up to 2 years - $283.20
  • up to 3 years - $401.40
  • up to 4 years - $504.00
  • up to 5 years - $588.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $71.30

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Apiary site maps (Opens in new window)

Transfer process

Transfer

This permit can be transferred by submitting a completed transfer form. Written approval from the current holder stating they no longer want the site and intend to transfer the site must accompany the application.

Approval time

A minimum of 40 business days from receipt of a valid application

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.