Registration as a Beekeeper - Western Australia


You will need this registration if you intend to keep bees. All beekeepers in Western Australia must be registered regardless of whether they keep bees for commercial or recreational purposes.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


Once your application has been processed, you will be issued with a registration certificate and card. The card will have your registered hive brand and your brand expiry date.


3 years


A renewal notice will be issued to the last recorded postal address prior to the expiry date.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $76.50

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $76.50

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

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

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.