Before moving honey bees or used beekeeping equipment into Wisconsin, you must:
- Fill out and submit the Honey Bee Import Report form before the bees or used equipment arrive in Wisconsin.
- Provide a valid inspection certificate issued within 12 months before arrival to Wisconsin. The certificate must verify the following:
- Bees are of European honey bee stock.
- Colonies are free of American foulbrood.
The Moving Bees into Wisconsin FAQ document has more information about these requirements.
State Apiarist Frances Hegarty
PO Box 8911
Madison WI 53708-8911
Phone: (608) 224-4629
Fax: (608) 224-4656
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