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Citizens of the Bahamas in need of an identity/travel document must apply to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to replace their lost, stolen or damaged passport.  

All passports are valid for a period of 5 years (for persons under the age of 16) and 10 years (for persons 16 years and older).  You may submit your application online by selecting the go to service button.


Eligibility 

You can apply for a Bahamian passport if you are a citizen of the Bahamas by either:

Process 
  1. Passports that have been misplaced or stolen should be reported to the Royal Bahamas Police Force. The original Police Report is required to obtain a replacement passport.
  2. If the passport has been damaged, the original must first be verified by the Passport Office, a copy is made, and the original is given back to the Applicant.  
  3. The applicant must then complete all usual application requirements.
  4. Fill out the application form. Note: Children 10 years and over must sign the application form. All persons 14yrs and above must be fingerprinted.
  5. Citizens may submit their applications and supporting documents in person at the Passport offices or online.

 

Online Submission

 

At the Passport Office submission

Persons Seeking Expedited Passports

Persons seeking expedited passports for emergency or compassionate reasons should visit the passport office convenient to them. Expedited passports are provided on a case-by-case basis.

Application Form(s) 

Passport Application Form

 

Supporting Documents 

Originals and copies of original documents must be brought in. Please note that originals will be returned to you upon completion of Enrolment.

First Time/Renewal Applicants from Infant - 18 yrs. Old:

First Time/Renewal Applicants 18 yrs and older:

First Time/Renewal Applicants born before 10th July, 1973:

Turn-around time 
Processing of Passports usually takes a period of three to five weeks. Please note that this may vary during peak periods so applicants are advised to refer the date on the Auxiliary Receipt for the collection date.
Deadline 
There are no deadlines.
Related Fee(s) 

You must pay a passport application fee upon approval of your application, only after all requirements have been met. The fee you have to pay will be determined by several factors, such as your age. Payment must be made in the form of cash.

 

Type of Passport

Fee Structure (Bahamian $)

Valid lost or misplaced passport (Adult)

$50

Valid lost or misplaced passport (Minor)

$25

Valid lost or misplaced passport (Adult) (sixteen years and over) – Frequent Traveller passport

$100

Expired lost or misplaced passport (Adult)

$50

Expired lost or misplaced passport (Minor)

$25

Expired lost or misplaced passport (sixteen years and over) – Frequent Traveller passport

$100

Stolen passport (Adult)

$50

Stolen passport (Minor)

$25

Stolen passport (Adult) (sixteen years and over) – Frequent Traveller passport

$100

Mutilated/Damaged passport (Adult)

$50

Mutilated/Damaged passport (Minor)

$25

Mutilated/Damaged passport (Adult) (sixteen years and over) – Frequent Traveller passport

$100

 

For more information please contact 

The Ministry of Foreign Passport office and sub office:

PASSPORT OFFICE
 

Nassau
Basden Building
Thompson Boulevard, Nassau
Telephone: 1-242-325-2814/8
Fax: 1-242-325-4832
Opening Hour: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
 

Freeport
P.O. Box F-43536
National Insurance Building
Freeport, Grand Bahama
Telephone: 1-242-352-5698
Fax: 1-242-352-5672
Opening Hour: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

You may also contact any Bahamas Foreign Missions using the link provided.

 
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