Information for Beekeepers
As of August 1, 2015, there are new requirements for keeping bees in North Dakota. Please see NDCC 4.1-16 for more information.
We are currently accepting applications for 2015 Beekeeper's Licenses through the end of the year.
- Applications are due before entry into the state
If you wish to keep bees in ND, you will need to submit the following documents along with all associated licensing fees before receiving a North Dakota Beekeeper's License:
- Application for Beekeeper’s License
- Application for Registration of Apiary Locations
If you need a Health Certificate once leaving the state (to enter another state) please contact our office at least 30 days prior to leaving the state to ensure adequate time to conduct an inspection.
All application materials or questions can be sent to:
North Dakota Dept of Agriculture
600 E Boulevard Ave Dept 602
Bismarck ND 58505-0020