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Beekeepers interested in performing removals need to be registered with the Texas Apiary Inspection Service (TAIS).  This page offers some quick links to help you navigate through the process.  It is the beekeepers responsibility to comply with all laws, state, local, and federal.

  1. Register for FREE with the TAIS click here.
  2. If you are moving bees across county lines you will need a Bee Removal Transport Permit click here, (you must be registered from Step 1 above).
  3. Other forms/fees involving the TAIS click here.
  4. If you want to visit the TAIS website click here.

If you have any questions about honey bee removals please contact the Texas Apiary Inspection Service at 979-845-9713 or email: a link to their website can be found here: