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Beach, Parks & Open Space Application
To give the public additional avenue for them to request the use of Public beaches, parks and open spaces for events via online.
Birth Certificate - Certified Copy
Issuance of Certified copy of a Birth Certificate
The law requires that every birth is to be registered within twenty-one days from its occurrence.
You have up to the age of three (3)to register a birth, however after the age of one (1) an affidavit is required stating the reason for not registering the child sooner.
Registration of a birth by a person other than a parent must bring an authorization form. (See attached)
Birth Registration - Affidavit for Father
All illegitimate children are given the motherís last name. The fatherís surname may be added to the certificate of an illegitimate child as long as a joint affidavit by both father and mother is sworn requesting that the name of the childís father be recorded in the Register of Births. The affidavit must be presented at the time of the registration
Boat inspection application form to be completed annually
To be completed annually
Boat Registration Application Form
Form I Application for the registration of a boat for all harbours and waters of The Bahama Islands Under the Boat Registration Act 1961.
Boat Registration Schedule of Fees
Fee listing for all classes and sizes of vessels
Building / Required Inspections
These are carried out at mandatory stages during the erection of a building under an approved building permit, and are required before the issuance of an occupancy certificate. For more information click here
Building Permit Application
This is the form which you use to apply for your Building Permit. Building operations are prohibited except under building permit.
Building Permit Fees
These are the fees which you pay to the Government for the processing of a Building Permit. These fees also cover the cost of Inspections and the processing of the Occupany Certificate. Currently there are no other fees required. The fees are calculated on a graduated scale, based on square feet(for Buildings) or linear feet (for walls,etc). To review the table click here
Building Regulation Act
This is "An Act to regulate the construction, alteration and repair of buildings, to provide for the re-instatement or removal of dangerous or dilapidated buildings, to authorise the publication of a building code and for purpose connected therewith" (Excerpt from The Buildings Regulation Act).
This is the primary piece of legislation which regulates building construction in the Bahamas.
Business Plan Application form
This form allows persons interested in creating a business plan to apply for one.
Business Registration (2011) Form A
This form is required for all existing businesses and any new businesses to comply with the New Business Licence Act 2010.