AFB Levy Payments

Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t have any hives at the moment, do I need to pay this registration fee?

If you will be getting bees within the next two months you will be required to pay this levy.  If you are uncertain when you will be getting bees again, we recommend you put your registration on hold (request to be de-registered) until such time as this happens.  Once you have bees, please contact us and we can reactivate your registration and a pro rata invoice will be issued later in the year.  Please click here to put your registration on hold.

Your levies will be cleared once this form has been processed

 

All my bees died and I won’t be getting any more, how do I cancel my registration or put it on hold?

If you wish to cancel your registration (or put it on hold), please click here.

Your levies will be cleared once this form has been processed

 

I have been charged for more (or less) than my actual hive holdings, what shall I do?

The levies were generated as per the information held on our database as at 31 March, if you have increased/decreased your number of apiaries after this date, the invoice you will be issued in the following year will pick up this change.

 

I cancelled my registration a while ago, why I am getting invoiced?

You are receiving an invoice as you are still showing on our database as a registered beekeeper, cancelling your registration can be done by clicking here.

Your levies will be cleared once this form has been processed

 

What is the AFB Levy and why should I pay for it?

Please click here to learn more about funding the plan.

 

If you have seasonal apiaries that were used in the last honey season, they must remain registered even if you are not intending to use these apiaries again in the next season.

You can make your AFB PMP levy payment via the following:

Direct to our bank account:

AFB PMP Management Board
ANZ Bank
06 0317 0615820 02

It is essential you use your beekeeper number as the reference.

 

Or you may like to send a cheque payable to:

The Management Agency
PO Box 44 282
Lower Hutt 5040

Unfortunately we are unable to receive credit card payments.

 

Any queries relating to your levies, please direct to levies@afb.org.nz or phone 0800 232 767

 

Levies are due for payment by 1 June each year.

 

Our policy statement on invoicing, payment and collection of the AFB levy can be found here.

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