Oregon’s apiary registration rules and regulations

Oregon’s apiary registration rules and regulations

Owning five hives or less

Every person who owns, or is in charge of,five or more colonies of bees located within the state of Oregon, must register their hives with the Oregon Department of Agriculture. If you currently own less than five hives you are not required to register your bees at this time.

Owning more than five hives

The form needed to register colonies maybe accessed at:

or obtained in person by visiting:635 Capitol Street NE, Salem, OR, 97301

How much will hive registration cost me?

The current cost of apiary registration is $10 with an additional charge of $0.50 per colony for five or more hives. After July 1, the registration fee will increase to $20. The fee per hive remains at $0.50 per colony for five or more hives.