Guide for Requirements to lodge application forms, filling and process in 2021 for Bahamas



Bahamas welcome total 99 countries visa free or visa on arrival and about 1.8 million tourist visit every year.

Embassy of Bahamas

Apply Visa for Bahamas

Apply For Visa


A stamped certification on the passport certifying that the holder can enter, stay within and leave the territory of the government that issues the visa. The Bahamas is an archipelago consisting of 700 breathtaking coral islands among which only 30 and inhabited by people.The Bahamas islands are famous for their caribbean climate and mouth watering cuisine. Enchanting beaches are always a must with coral reefs. The Bahamas are tourist attracting islands for their overwhelming natural beauty. It is always worth it to apply for a visa to The Bahamas. There are some ways you can apply for a Bahamian visa. Most convenient one is the e-Visa system.At first you will have to choose the type of visa required according to your purpose of visit to The Bahamas. Then you will have to find out whether you can apply online or not. To know more read the following instructions. Fill up the form according to need and obtain your visa to The Bahamas.


Find out if you can apply online

Please select if you would require a visa to enter the territory of The Bahamas.

Does the applicant's nationality require a visa to enter The Bahamas? To determine the visa requirements for your country, refer to the Government of Bahamas website.  

Please select the type of visa you require to visit The Bahamas

Is the application for a visitor or seaman visa?

Visitor

Seaman

Other

Please select if you are committed money or resource by a Bahamian citizen or would be visiting The Bahamas on your own accord

Is the applicant being sponsored by a Bahamian citizen?

Sponsored

Self-Sponsored

Please select the answer best suits your requirements


Is the applicant's passport valid for at least six months from their intended date of travel to The Bahamas?

Yes

No


You can apply for a new visa online.

Please ensure you have the following before starting your application:

Digital passport compliant photo (The photo must be colored, well lighted, and clear. The photo cannot be older than at least six months.)


Required supporting documentation (Supporting documents must be valid and certified. In case of providing misinformation the visa application will be canceled or revoked.)


Credit card(You must pay for the online application fee using your credit card. Please keep your credit card information at hand.)

If you don't have everything you need, you can start your application, then use the 'Save Application' button during the application process to save your incomplete application locally and resume it at a later time.

Getting Started

This is the first step of filling up the application. Please make sure to provide valid and correct information to avoid the revocation of visa applications. Please be careful to provide information matching the passport. The asterisk (*) marked fields are mandatory must be answered.


Application’s Information


Please select the type of visa required for the purpose of your visit.

Visa type:


Please provide your family name as in your passport

Surname:*


Please provide your given name or names as in your passport

Given name(s):*


Please enter your date of birth as in your passport and birth certification

Date of birth (DD-MM-YYYY):*


Please enter your nationality given in your passport

Nationality:*


Please enter the number of your passport which you will use to issue the visa

Passport number:*


Visa Information

This is the second step of the visa application. Please maintain all the awareness in this field too.


Please attach the necessary documents with validation

Document:


Please select the type of visa required for the purpose of your visit

Visa type:


Please enter the reason you want to apply for an e-Visa

Application reason:


Please enter the purpose of your visit to The Bahamas

Purpose of visit:*

     Business

     Conference

     Entertainment

     In Transit

     Other

     Religious

     Sports

     Student

     Vacation

     Visiting Children


Please enter the date you will arrive in The Bahamas land

Date of arrival (DD-MM-YYYY):*


Please enter the estimated duration of your stay in The Bahamas

Length of stay (in days):*


Please show the proof of your monetary support during your stay in The Bahamas

Money available for stay ($):


Are you traveling with your spouse? Please select yes or no

Travelling with spouse:*


Are you traveling with anyone dependent on you? Please select yes or no

Travelling with dependent(s):*

Preferred appointment details


Please provide the name of the Visa Office you would receive the visa from

Preferred Visa Office to attend appointment:*

     ATLANTA - USA

     BEIJING - CHINA

     CONSULAR DIVISION HQ

     HAVANA - CUBA

     LONDON - UK

     MIAMI - USA

     NEW YORK - USA

     OTTAWA - CANADA

     PORT AU PRINCE - HAITI

     WASHINGTON - USA


Please enter the date of the day you would collect the visa from the visa office

Preferred appointment day:*


Please enter the time of the day you would be collecting your visa from the visa office

Preferred appointment time:*

     Morning(9-12)

     Afternoon(1-4)

Personal Information

This is the third step of the visa application form. Please provide all the information correctly and certainly fill up the red boxes.


Personal Information


Please enter your title (if any)

Title:

     Dr

     Miss

     Mr

     Mrs

     Ms


Please enter your surname as in the passport

Surname:


Please enter your given name or names as in the passport

Given name(s):

     Male

     Female

     Unspecific


Please enter your maiden name

Maiden name:


Please enter the date of your birth as in the passport and birth certification

Date of birth (DD-MM-YYYY):


Please select your gender from the box

Sex:*


Please enter the name of your birth country

Country of birth:*


Please enter the name of the city of your birth country

City of birth:*


Please select your nationality from the box

Nationality:


Please enter your national ID number

National ID Number:

Passport Information

This is the fourth step of the application. Please provide valid and correct information.


Please enter the number of your passport you are using to issue the visa

Passport number:


Please enter the exact date your passport was issued

Issue date (DD-MM-YYYY):*


Please enter the expiration date of your passport

Expiry date (DD-MM-YYYY):*


Please enter the name of the district/division you issued your passport from

Place of issue:*


Please enter the name of the country that issued your passport

Country of issue:*

Contact Information


This is the fifth step of the application

Contact Details


Please provide your current address

Address


Please select the type of your address

Address type:*


Please enter the name or number of your street

Street address 1:*


Please enter the name of an alternate or another name of the street you live in (if any)

Street address 2:


Please enter the name of your Post Office box

PO Box:


Please enter the name of the city you live in

City:*


Please enter the name of the state/Island/Region you live in

State/Island/Region:


Please enter the code number of your Post Office

Postal Code:


Please enter the name of the country you live in

Country:*


Please enter the phone number of your phone in which you are available at

Home phone number:*


Please enter the phone number of your workplace

Work phone number:*


Please enter your personal mobile phone number

Mobile phone number:*


Please provide your email address

Email:*


Please enter your email again

Confirm email:*

Employer/School Information


This is the sixth step of the application

Employment Type


Please provide the type of employment you are currently working on

Employment type:*

     Employed

     Retired

     Student

     Unemployed

Please enter information about the organization you are working with

Employer/School Information


Please enter the name of the organization you are working for

Employer/School:


Please enter the phone number of the organization

Phone Number:


Please enter your profession on the organization

Profession:


Please enter the number of years you are working in the organization

Years employed:


Please enter the address of the organization you are currently a part of

Addresses:


Previous Employer Information

Please provide information about your previous employment


Please enter the name of your previous employer

Employer:


Please provide the phone number of your previous employer

Phone Number:


Please enter the type of profession you were engaged to in your previous employment

Profession:


Please enter the number of years you were engaged on you previous employment

Years employed:


Please provide the address of your previous organization

Addresses:

Family Information

This is the seventh step of the application form.


Marriage/Spouse Information


Please provide your marital status

Marital status:*

     Common law

     Divorced

     Married

     Seperated

     Single

     Widowed

Parents Information


Please provide proper information about your parents

Parents:


Please select your relationship with the parent (mother/father)

        Relationship:*

             Father

             Mother


Please write the surname of the parent

        Surname:*


Please write the given name or names of the parent

        Given name(s):*


Please select the nationality of the parent

        Nationality:*


Please provide the address of the parent

        Residential status:*

             Citizen

             Home owner

             None

             Permanent resident

             Resident

             Work permit


Please provide general contact info of the parent (Phone number/email address)

        Purpose:

Family Information


Please select your relationship with the family member (brother/sister)

Relationship:*


Please write the surname of the family member

Surname:*


Please write the given name or names of the family member

Given name(s):*


Please provide the address of the family member

Residential status:*


Please provide general contact info of the family member (Phone number/email address)

Purpose:

In case of emergency the government should contact with the following person

Emergency Contact Information


Please select the relationship with the person (Uncle/Aunt etc)

Relationship:*

     Father

     Mother

     Daughter

     Son

     Brother

     Sister

     Aunt

     Cousin

     Uncle

     Child


Please write the surname of the person

Surname:*


Please select the nationality of the person

Given name(s):*


Please provide the phone number of the person

Phone Number:*


Please enter the name or number of the street of residence of the person

Street:*


Please select the city the person resides in

City:*


Please enter the name of the State/Island/Region of the person’s residence

State/Island/Region:


Please write the name of the Post Office box of the person

PO Box:


Please write the postal code number of the person

Postal Code:


Please select the name of the country the person resides in

Country:*


Please provide general contact info of the person (Phone number/email address)

Purpose:

Travel Information

This is the eighth step of the visa application form


Travel Information


Please enter the name of the hotel you will be residing on in The Bahamas

Name of hotel:*


Please enter the name of the host person of your arrival in The Bahamas

Name of host person:*


Please enter the email address of the host person

Email:


Please enter the phone number of the host person

Phone Number:*


Please select the mode of your arrival (air/water/land transport)

Mode of arrival:*

     Aircraft

     Sea vessel


Please enter the address of the hotel you will be staying at

Addresses*

Additional Information

This is the ninth step of the application


Criminal Information


Please provide if you had any criminal conviction before

Applicant has a criminal conviction:*

Please select if you have a history with terrorism or not

Terrorism Information


Please select the best answer that matches your history

Applicant has committed terrorism:*

Previous Visit Information


Please select the best answer that matches your history

Has applicant ever visited The Bahamas:*

Previous Application Information


Please select the best answer that matches your history

Has applicant ever applied for a Bahamas Visa:*

Previous Authority Involvement Information


Please select the best answer that matches your history

Has applicant ever been deported, remanded or required to leave The Bahamas:*

Upload Photo

Submitted photos must adhere to the specified requirements. The Visa Office reserves the right to request a new photo if deemed necessary.

  • JPEG, PNG or BMP format
  • between 15 KB and 7584 KB
  • between 480 pixels wide by 640 pixels high and 4800 pixels wide by 6400 pixels high

For a complete description of photo requirements, refer to the

Upload Documents

Submitted supporting documents must adhere to the specified requirements. The Visa Office reserves the right to request a new supporting document if deemed necessary.

  • pdf format
  • each document must not exceed 450 KB
  • no more than 12 documents may be attached.

For a visitor visa: Please upload a clear, scanned image of your passport photo page.

For a list of supporting documents required, refer to the


Upload Supporting Documents

Please upload supporting documents with validity


Upload Documents Details


Please select the document type

Document type:*


Please select the document number

Document number:


Please select the exact date your document was issued

Document issue date (DD-MM-YYYY):


Please select the place your document was issued

Issue place:


Please enter the name of the owner of the documen

Owner of document:


Please provide the surname of the owner of the document

Surname:*


Please provide the given name of the owner of the document

Given name(s):*


Please provide the date of birth of the owner of the document

Date of birth (DD-MM-YYYY):*


Please select the nationality of the owner of the document

Nationality:*


Please select the country of birth of the owner of the document

Country of birth:*

Comment:


Review Application


This is the last step of the visa application form. In this step you are to review all the data you provided in the form. Please correct any mistakes or typos as you check. Please remove any incorrect or invalid information. Edit any information if needed. Finally press next to proceed.


Applicant Declarations


By checking the box below, you declare that the information provided is complete and accurate, to the best of your knowledge. Any corrections required after submitting your application may result in additional fees.


Submit Payment


Notice: All visa fees are non-refundable. Kindly ensure that all information is authentic and complete and that all requisites are met to legally qualify for a Bahamian visa.


If you are applying for a MULTIPLE entry visa you MUST have uploaded scans of 3 previously issued single-entry Visas as supporting documents for your application.

Processing type

Priority:

Visa entry type:*

     Multiple

     Single


If Multiple

Visa duration:*

     3 MONTHS

     3 MONTHS

     1 Year


Document fee:*


Payment Summary


Please review the following details for this transaction.


You are to pay online for the application. Only Visa cards, Mastercards and American Express are accepted as the method of payment.



By following all the steps above it is possible to apply for a visa online successfully. E-Visa application is an easy and effective way to apply for a Visa. Hopefully the guide was helpful and eased your difficulties. Enjoy your stay in The Bahamas!