DALLRD Beekeeping Registration / (Formerly DAFF Beekeeping Registration) – Do you keep bees in South Africa? If so, did you know that you’re required to register as a beekeeper with the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (Formerly Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)? Registering with DALRRD is a legal requirement, in terms of the Agricultural Pests Act of 1983, (Control Measure R858).
If you keep bees as a hobby, run a honey production business, or offer bee removal services, you’re required to register every 24 months.
If you’d like more information, you can contact the DALRRD using the details below.
Beekeeping Registration Form
According to the Agricultural Pests Act, 1983 (Act No. 36 of 1983) – Control Measures R858 of 15 November 2013 relating to Honeybees, any person who keeps, owns, or is in charge of a colony of honey-bees, whether for commercial, hobbyist or as a bee removal service provider is legally required to register every 24 months with the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development DALRRD (Formerly Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries – DAFF) as a Beekeeper.
Download the registration form, Control Measures R858 of 15 November 2013 relating to Honeybees and a brochure for South African National Control Measures from the below link;
For more information regarding DALRRD beekeeping registration (formerly DAFF beekeeping registration) please contact:
|Nethanani R||Tel: 012 309-8739|
Email: RofhiwaN@dalrrd.gov.za /
|Matsho M||Tel: 012 309-8763|
Directorate: Food Import and Export Standards
Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries