Persons wishing to acquire a Flat (Fly) Fishing licence.


Eligibility 

Angler - must complete the application form

Guide - (a) must complete application form, (b) be in Possession of a certificate indicating completion of certification course issued by the Ministry of Tourism

Process 
  1. Download the application form online or acquire at any Administrator’s Office or at the Department of Marine Resources
  2. Complete and submit the form to your local Administrator’s Office or the Department of Marine Resources
  3. For Guides, produce certificate issued by the Ministry of Tourism
  4. Pay the required fee
Application Form(s) 

Flat Fishing and Angular Licence Application

Supporting Documents 

No supporting documents are required for this service, however you may be interested in the following:

Turn-around time 
One day
Deadline 
N/A
Related Fee(s) 

FLATS FISHING LICENSING FEES (inclusive of VAT)
B$ FLATS FISHING – PERSONAL LICENCES:

Personal Angler Licences (non-citizens/non-permanent residents):

Day license (valid for day issuance only): $15.00 plus 12% VAT
Weekly license:   $20.00 plus 12% VAT
Monthly license:  $30.00 plus 12% VAT
Annual license:    $60.00 plus 12% VAT

Personal Angler licenses (citizens/permanent residents):

Day license (valid for day of issuance only): $5.00 plus 12% VAT
Weekly license:   $10.00 plus 12% VAT
Monthly license:  $20.00 plus 12% VAT
Annual license:    $40.00 plus 12% VAT

FLATS FISHING GUIDE LICENCES:

Provisional Licence (Valid for one-year period only): $100.00 plus 12% VAT
Annual licence:    $100.00 plus 12% VAT

A copy of these fees can be downloaded by clicking here.

For more information please contact 

Any Administrators office on the Family Island, or

The Department of  Marine Resources
East Bay Street         
P. O. Box N-3028           
Nassau, Bahamas          
Tel: (242) 393-1777          
Fax: (242) 393-0288          
Email: fisheries@bahamas.gov.bs          
Opening hours: (9:00 am to 5:00 pm., Monday to Friday, except Public Holiday

 
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Agency Contact Info
 
Marine Resources, Department of
East Bay
P O Box N 3028
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
fisheries@bahamas.gov.bs
Phone: (242) - 393-1777
393-1014/5
393-1096/7
Fax: (242) - 393-0238
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