AIRCRAFT GENERAL DECLARATION (OUTWARD/INWARD)
Under customs regulation commercial aircrafts (passengers / cargo) are required to provide an Aircraft General Declaration, passenger and cargo manifest.
|Proof of citizenship/Identification (Passport) for the captain and other crew and passengers|
|Passenger manifest |
Complete the required C7 – Inward Declaration for Commercial Aircraft form in triplicate
|2.||Present form in triplicate to the customs officer at the point of arrival at the Port of entry in the Bahamas along with other supporting documents|
|3.||Once the forms are processed, a copy is given to customs, immigration and the pilot for his records.|
Two types of fees are applicable:
1. Overtime fees are charged on flights arriving before 9 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and on Saturdays 12:01 a.m. thru 12 midnight & Sundays from 12:01 a.m. thru 9 a.m. Monday.
For Commercial airlines, the fees are as follows:
Not exceeding 30 seats is $25 per hour.
Exceeding 30 but not 70 seats is $50 per hour.
Exceeding 70 seats is $100 per hour.
For Cargo Airlines the fee is $50 per hour
2. Landing fees are based on weight of the aircraft. (These fees are administered by Civil Aviation -
Note: The landing fees are collected by Customs in the Family Island ports only. The rate sheet can be obtained from Civil Aviation Department.
CUSTOMS DEPARTMENTCUSTOMS HOUSETHOMPSON BLVD.P. O. Box N 155NASSAU, BAHAMAScustoms@bahamas.gov.bshttp://www.bahamas.gov.bs/customs