Bahamas Visa

Bahamas Visa

Do you need to visit the Bahamas? Find your nearest Bahamas Embassy.

Our Bahamas Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Bahamas visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to The Bahamas.

Who needs a visa to visit Bahamas?

U.S. resident non-citizens staying beyond 30 days need a passport and a Bahamas visa. Canadians need visas for stays beyond eight months.

For more information on visas to the Bahamas, you can visit their Embassy page.

Entry into The Bahamas

To enter another nation, travellers must have a return or onward ticket and a passport or visa. Visitors may also be required to show proof of adequate cash for self-sufficiency in the Bahamas.

Eligibility to apply for a Bahamas visa

This place requires no visa for up to eight months. While a visa is not necessary, you must have a passport valid for at least six months after your country exit and one blank visa page. When a visa is necessary, the below is the criteria, but this will not be for everyone:

Completed Application form.

A valid passport.

At least two blank passport pages.

A passport-size photo of yourself.

A return flight ticket.

Proof of hotel bookings.

Proof that you have sufficient funds to cover the cost of your trip.

Processing time for Bahamas visas

  • Rush Processing: 9 days, USD $191.99.
  • Standard Processing: 11 days, $150.99. 7-day
  • Super Rush Processing: $237.99.

Appointment waiting times

By obtaining a visa in The Bahamas you affirm that you understand and accept full and sole responsibility for the outcome of your visa application. Work-related visa applicants should expect a visa to be issued in 7–10 business days, depending on processing time.

Who can visit the Bahamas without a visa?

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Austria
  • Fiji
  • Kiribati
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Botswana

For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.

Bahamas Visa Types

Tourist visa
Tourist visas are not required for US citizens visiting the Bahamas. Visa-free stays last 6 months. Visiting the Bahamas without a US passport requires a tourist visa.

Business visa
This is a Bahamas work visa COVID sponsored by your employer. Your work permit allows you to work more than 90 days. Immigration grants this employment visa. The Bahamas work visa 1 year requires a short-term business visa for 90-day workers.

Diplomatic visa
Diplomats and foreign government officials must apply for diplomatic visas from Bahamian diplomatic offices for diplomatic reasons.

Health visa
To get a 30-day single-entry and 4-day multi-entry travel health card for the Bahamas, you must apply for a Bahamas Health visa COVID. A Bahamas health visa requires a negative COVID-19 test done within five days of arrival. This is one of the Bahamas visas required for all visitors.

What to do if your Bahamas visa is refused

Contact the Bahamas Embassy. Reapplying requires a new application form, cost, and interview.

People also asked...

Below is an example of FAQ’s by people who are wanting to travel to the Bahamas.

The US dollar is equal to the Bahamian dollar (BSD)

  • A passport valid for six months after leaving The Bahamas
  • Commercial airline return or onward tickets
  • A letter and other documentation if flying private.
  • If travelling by private boat, Captain’s entry and exit details;
  • Commercial cruise passengers must have travel vouchers or passbooks.
  • Visa or entry permission for your destination after departing The Bahamas
  • Funds for the visit (about $200USD per day)
  • If living privately, a letter of invitation.
    If applicable, a hotel reservation.

Visa forms can be downloaded from our website at, requested by phone at 404-214-0492, picked up in person at The Bahamas Consulate General, Park Central Building, 2970 Clairmont Rd, N.E. Suite 290, Atlanta, GA 30329, or requested by email at

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