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Form Title:

Application for Lease of Agricultural Crown Land


This service is provided to assist persons leasing land for agricultural purposes.

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There are no prerequisites for this service.



1.Develop a Business Proposal for use of the Agricultural Land The Business Proposal should include the following:
• Crops to be grown
• Livestock to be raised
• Marketing arrangements
• Employment projections
• Financial Arrangements
• Development Schedule (for the first 5 years).
2.Complete the “Agricultural Crown Land Application Form”.
3.Submit the completed form and business proposal to:

Office of the Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources
3rd Floor, Levy Building
East Bay Street
P.O. Box 3028
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 325-7502
Fax. (242) 325-3960/325-1767
Email: minagriculturemarine@bahamas.gov.bs
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, Except on Public Holidays.

4.An acknowledgement letter for receipt of their application will be issued to the applicant.
5.The applicant will then receive a Letter of Offer and requested to submit a Survey Plan and Description of the Land along with a non-refundable fee. Note: Family Island residents should apply to The Resident Extension Officers (where applicable) or the Family Island Administrator for this service.


A non-refundable fee of BS$50.00 and Rental Fees of BS$25 per acre must be paid along with the Survey Plan and Description of the Land.




Ministry of Agriculture & Marine Resources
Levy Building
East Bay Street
P. O. Box N-3028
Nassau, Bahamas

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