A dog permit allows persons to import and export dogs.


Eligibility 

There are no eligibility criteria for this service.

Process 
  1. Applicant completes and submits Application to Import Domestic Animal Form.
  2. Applicant pays the relevant fees.
  3. After approval, the applicant is issued with the Dog Permit.
  4. The applicant will be given a Veterinarian Form (AGR/VS/1A Form) which must be completed by a registered Veterinarian 24 hours prior to travel.
  5. Applicant submits the Dog Permit and Completed Veterinarian Form to an Agricultural Officer and Customs Officer at the port of entry or departure.

This service can be accessed at the following location:

Department of Agriculture
Darville‘s Business Complex
Gladstone and Munnings  Roads
P.O. Box N3028
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 397-7450/325-7438
Fax. (242) 325-3960
E-mail: minagriculturemarine@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

Note:
Family Island residents should apply to the resident Extension Officers (where applicable) or the Family Island Administrator for this service.

Resident Extension Officers and Contact Information.

Application Form(s) 
Supporting Documents 

For Commercial Traders, a valid Business Licence is required.

Turn-around time 
The application will be processed within two business days.
Deadline 
There are no deadlines for this service.
Related Fee(s) 

BS$10.00 processing fee and BS$5.00 faxing fee.

Note:

  • For persons outside of The Bahamas, money order or draft can be sent via courier service.
  • Personal cheques will not be accepted.
For more information please contact 

Director
Department of Agriculture
Darville‘s Business Complex
Gladstone and Munnings  Roads
P.O. Box N3028
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 397-7450/325-7438
Fax. (242) 325-3960
E-mail: minagriculturemarine@bahamas.gov.bs 
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays

 
Agency Contact Info
 
Agriculture and Marine Resources, Ministry of
Island Traders Building
East Bay St
P. O. Box N-3028
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
minagriculturemarine@bahamas.gov.bs
Phone: (242) 397-7400
Fax: (242) 322-1767
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