General Info

Apiary Registration

Statewide Registration

Maryland law requires everyone who keeps bees to register their colonies within 30 days of first obtaining a honey bee colony and then annually thereafter.

Valid for 1 year Revised : No Date
7 days Approval time
$0 Application cost
5-10 mins Average completion time

How to get your license?

Obtaining the License

Steps, requirements and documents

If the business employs one or more persons, they must file a Certificate of Compliance with the State Workers' Compensation Laws; or provide evidence of insurance, workers' compensation policy or binder number.

How do I apply?

Apply or register

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How do I maintain or renew my registration?

Maintaining Your Registration

Renewal after 1 year

You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your registration

Must renew annually.

Registration issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the registration?

Department of Agriculture
http://mda.maryland.gov

Contact information

Plant Protection and Weed Management
Work hours: Mon - Fri : 8am to 4:30pm
Address: 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

How do I apply?

Apply or register

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