Visa policy of Bahamas

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The Bahamas Tourist Visa Sticker
Entry stamp to the Bahamas

Visitors to The Bahamas must obtain a visa from one of the Bahamian diplomatic missions or British diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.[1]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of the Bahamas

Visa requirement[edit]

Nationals of the following 120 countries and territories can visit the Bahamas for 3 months without a visa unless otherwise stated:[2][3][4]

1 - 8 months for Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and United Kingdom (British citizen only), 3 months for other classes of British nationality and other states.
2 - 8 months.
3 - 8 months, 3 months for U.S. citizens or nationals residing in Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Holders of diplomatic or official passports issued to nationals of Haiti and holders of diplomatic, official or service passports issued to nationals of Cuba do not require a visa for the Bahamas.

Cruise Ship Passengers[edit]

Cruise ship passengers travelling to and returning from the Bahamas are now required to obtain visa for entry.[5] Both entry and departure must be by a cruise ship.[5]

Visitors statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to the Bahamas in 2013 came from:[6]

Rank Country Number
1  United States 1,066,064
2  Canada 123,720
3  United Kingdom 23,989
4  France 14,001
5  Germany 8,934
6  Brazil 8,878
7  Italy 8,362
8  Jamaica 6,291
9  Argentina 5,045
10   Switzerland 5,040
Total 1 364 200

See also[edit]