Persons wishing to acquire a Flat (Fly) Fishing licence.
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
- Apply online at GoOutdoorsBahamas.com (complete checkout process including paying with credit card and downloading official documents) or download the paper application, fill out by hand, and bring cash. Paper applications are also available at any Administrator’s Office or at the Department of Marine Resources.
- Bring completed documents to your local Administrator’s Office or the Department of Marine Resources.
- For Guides, produce certificate issued by the Ministry of Tourism.
No supporting documents are required for this service, however you may be interested in the following:
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.
Any Administrators office on the Family Island, or
The Department of Marine Resources
East Bay Street
P. O. Box N-3028
Tel: (242) 393-1777
Fax: (242) 393-0288
Opening hours: (9:00 am to 5:00 pm., Monday to Friday, except Public Holiday
P O Box N 3028
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
Phone: (242) - 393-1777
Fax: (242) - 393-0238