Bahamas Visa

Bahamas Visa

Explore Bahamas Visa Information

On this page, you will get detailed information about Bahamas Visa and formalities.

 Visa Information for the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (Bahamas)

Visa Note & Fees

Tourist / Business / Transit / Seamen Visa

Effective from March 5, 2012, it is mandatory for all applicants to complete an online form. Applicants can download the required forms from http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/

 Applicant needs to click on the button APPLY ONLINE

He / she need to select the purpose of visit in the options given.

 After filling up the online visa form applicant will get an option for appointment date.

 With this printout applicant needs to visit VFS for biometrics.

 Visa fees has to be paid online using Visa or MasterCard debit or credit cards or via e-wallet (PayPal or Skrill).

Note: Now, Indian Nationals require visa for Bahamas. The same can be applied at The British High Commission in New Delhi.

  • The Applicant should have a valid passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • One duly filled visa application form (photocopy is allowed).
  • Two photographs with against a white background.
  • A covering letter from the applicant mentioning the purpose of travel, duration of stay, etc.
  • Original Bank Statements for last six months.
  • Original Income Tax Returns for last 3 years.
  • Original salary slips for last six months.
  • If traveling for tourism purposes, leave letter from the Employee.
  • Photocopies of all the originals are to be submitted along with the originals. All original documents will be returned only after the visa is processed.
  • Since all applications are referred to Bahamas for approval, processing time can vary between 6 to 8 weeks.
  • Visa handling / forwarding application fee is Rs. 12, 075.

Facts to Know About Bahamas

Name: The Commonwealth of the Bahamas, The Bahamas

Location: Caribbean, Southeast of Florida

Time: IST (-) 10 1/2 hrs

Capital: Nassau

Area: 13,939 sq km

Language: English

National Day: 10 July (Independence Day)

Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD) 1 = INR 61.13

Climate: Being an island country, the Bahamas enjoys a little cooler climate than other Caribbean island groups. However, the climate depends upon its texture to its proximity to the continental North American cold air systems.

Holidays: 1 Jan – New Year’s Day, 18 Apr- Good Friday, 21 Apr- Easter Monday, 9 Jun – Whit Monday, 6 Jun – Labour Day, 10 Jul – Independence Day, 4 Aug – Emancipation Day, 14 Oct – National Heroes’ Day, 25 Dec – Christmas Day, 26 Dec -Boxing Day.

Airlines: Bahamasair UP

Airports: Nassau (NAS), Freeport (FPO)

Diplomatic Representations

New Delhi

Represented in India by the British High Commission

Address: Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,

City: New Delhi – 110 021

Country: India

Telephone:  011 – 2687 2161 / 2410 0017 (Help-Line), 24100020/ 21/ 22 (Visa Section)

Fax: 2687 0060 / 2611 6094

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0800 to 1700 hrs

Visa Timings: 0800 to 1700 hrs

Email: conqry.newdelhi@fco.gov.uk

Notes – This is a British Overseas Territory. Visa is handled by British High Commission

Territory Jurisdiction – Same as United Kingdom

Honorary Consulate of Bahamas in New Delhi

Address: 10A, Prithviraj Road

City: New Delhi- 110 011

Country: India

Telephone: 011- 2301 7215-

Fax: 011- 2301 7219

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 1000 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1800 hrs

Email: bahamasind@gmail.com

Notes – This is a British Overseas Territory. Visa formalities are handled by British High Commission.

Territory Jurisdiction – Similar in United Kingdom

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