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Honey bee health: guidance

Published: 15 Nov 2019
Last updated: 11 Oct 2021 - see all updates

Guidance on policy, pests, legislation and inspection relating to bees in Scotland.

Honey bee health: guidance
Imports and exports

Imports and exports

The guidance on importing bees into Scotland provides details on what you need to do to comply with the legislation and health certification requirements if you wish to import bees into Scotland from certain parts of the British Isles, from the EU and the rest of the world. Similar legislation is in place in England and Wales. Different arrangements are in place for Northern Ireland in accordance with the Northern Ireland Protocol.


First published: 15 Nov 2019 Last updated: 11 Oct 2021 -