Bahamas e-Visa

If you are planning to take a trip to the Bahamas, then you should apply for the Bahamas e visa. In this article, we will discuss the types of Bahamas e visas, the process of application, and the requirements that you need to fulfill to be eligible for the visa.

Types of Bahamas e Visas?

Bahamas country offers only one e visa:

  • Health E Visa

Health E Visa


  • Valid Passport with blank pages

  • Valid Visa

Visa Fees

  • 3 Months: $ 110

  • 6 Months: $ 110

  • 1 Year: $ 110

Prior to Arrival Requirements

Before you apply for a visa to enter the Bahamas, you should keep in mind the following requirements:

  • Valid National Passport: Your passport should be valid for 6 months at least for you to apply for the Bahamas visa.

  • Valid Visa: Your Bahamian visa should be 100 % valid.

  • Negative COVID-19 Test: All visa applicants should have a negative COVID-19 test before entering Turkey. The test should not be older than 72 hours. This is a requirement for multiple entry visa, single entry visa, tourist visa, electronic entry visa, and other Bahamas visas.

Upon Arrival Restrictions

There is only one upon arrival restriction:

  • Masks: Travelers are expected to wear masks in public places.

How can I apply for a Bahamas visa?

There are many ways you can apply for a Bahamas visa, however, for an e visa you can apply through VisaHQ visa service. However, to ensure that your visa is processed, you will need to follow these steps:


To apply for a Bahamas visa online, you will need to make an account. While you will need to pay a visa fee and service fee, you won't be charged anything for the account. Once you have created your account, sign in and start the visa application process.

Bahamas health visa application Form

The visa application form is the most important stage of the process. You will need to fill in all the information and ensure that it is valid and accurate. You will also need to attach a few passport photos with the completed application form.


You will not be able to make your upcoming trip to the Bahamas without making the visa payment. You can make this payment through your credit card, debit card or a Paypal account.


Your visa should be approved in 5 to 6 working days. However, sometimes the visa processing time can take more than 8 days, so patience is required. If you want to get an update, you can visit the nearest embassy or the nearest Bahamas consulate.

Bahamas Visa FAQ

Which visa is required to visit the Bahamas?

For trips that are less than 30 days, a green card is required along with a national passport. For visits that will increase 30 days, a Bahamas visa and a valid national passport are required for US citizens.

Do the Bahamas offer a Transit Visa?

Yes, the Bahamas offers a transit visa, and the validity of this visa is 24 hours. Some travelers may need a transit visa to travel through the Bahamas. Transit visas can be multiple entry or single entry visas.

Do the Bahamas offer a Tourist Visa?

Yes the Bahamas offers a tourist visa. However, if your stay is less than 90 days, a tourist visa is not required. The main requirement that you need to fulfill is to submit a negative PCR test, which should have been taken no more than 5 days before arrival.

Travelers that are fully vaccinated can upload their vaccine certificates and they will not be required to get tested for COVID-19. These travelers will not have to quarantine in a certified facility.

Do the Bahamas offer a Business Visa?

Yes, the Bahamas offers business visas, but if you have a short trip, that won't exceed 90 days, you won't need to apply for a business visa.

Is the Bahamas a Visa-Free Country?

There are currently more than 124 Bahamas passport visa-free countries, 3 eta destinations, and 30 visa-on-arrival countries. Travelers that have a Bahamas national passport, can enter over 157 destinations worldwide.

These people can enter these 157 countries without a visa, through an eta, or through a visa on arrival.

Is the US Visa Valid for the Bahamas?

If you are a permanent resident of the United States or Canada, you must have your green card and a valid national passport to travel to the Bahamas. Canadian and US citizens can get an entry permit into the Bahamas without a Bahamas travel visa, but the passport and green card must be valid.

Can you go to the Bahamas on a Cruise Ship?

Yes, you can go to the Bahamas on a cruise ship. There are many cruise ship providers that will take you there so you can contact them and ask them if Bahamian visas are required or not.

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