Transit of Live Bees

Requirements for Transit of Honey Bees ( Apis mellifera) Through the Contiguous United States .

The regulations covering the importation of honey bees and other pollinator bees into the contiguous United States were revised. The new regulations went into effect 22 November 2004 (7 CFR 322).

The Following General Restrictions Apply to the Transit of Live Honey Bees, Bee Byproducts, and Bee Equipment

General Shipping Requirements for Transit of Honey Bees from Canada and New Zealand

APHIS PPQ
Pests, Pathogens, and Biocontrol Permits, Unit 133
4700 River Road
Riverdale, Maryland 20737
Facsimile 301-734-8700 or 301-734-5392

Requirements Specific to the Transit of Honey Bees from New Zealand

Requirements Specific to the Transit of Honey Bees from Canada

Requirements Specific to Transit of Honey Bees from Other Countries