Registration as a Beekeeper - Western Australia

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to manage or keep bees or any hive that contains bees. A condition of this registration is that you must also identify each hive you own with a registered identifier and / or brand.

If someone has a mortgage over your hives the Agency must be notified and you will not be able to change ownership of the mortgaged hives without the mortgagee's consent.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must ensure that all:

  • hives in your possession are marked with your registered brand in the prescribed manner and
  • relevant safety and health precautions are undertaken.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Licence $75.00 -
Apply Miscellaneous -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 WA

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 WA

Approval time

Within 14 days.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

Contact details

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

Brands Office

Agriculture and Food

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Operating address: LOCKED BAG 4
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Mailing address: 3 Baron-hay Court
South Perth, Western Australia 6151
Phone: 08 9368 3333
Fax: 08 9474 2405
Email: brands@agric.wa.gov.au
Website: Agriculture and Food (Opens in new window)