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Re-employment in the Public Service
Upon reaching age 65, all officers must retire from the Public service. However, retired officers may be reconsidered for re-employment. These officers may be
reengaged up to age seventy (70) subject to the need for their services.
Reemployed officers are usually required to forgo their pension during the period of reengagement.
If an officer resigns from the public service and is subsequently re-appointed to the Public Service this is consider to be a new appointment.
Registering a Boat/Ski for Commercial Use
It is a requirement of The Government of The Bahamas that all boats/skis to be used commercially must be registered. The registration process at the Port Department is one designed to assist the boat owners in getting their licences in an efficient manner.
Registering a Boat/Ski for Private Use
It is a requirement of The Government of The Bahamas that all boats/skis to be used privately, must be registered. The registration process at the Port Department is one designed to assist the private boat owners in getting their licences in an efficient manner.
Registering a Foreign Charter
It is a requirement of The Government of The Bahamas that all foreign charters secure a licence in order to utilise Bahamian waters. Most foreign charter applications to The Bahamas are from yachts seeking to explore our beautiful seas. To accommodate these ‘sun seekers’ the Port Department has simplified the chartering process as detailed below.
Registering a National Youth Band
The growth and development of youth bands form a microcosm of the Ministry’s strategic plan for youth development. Youth bands provide healthy alternatives for youth at the community level. It is an avenue for discipline and training, development of artistic ability, enhancement of personhood through the acquisition of pride and self-fulfilment, enhancement of self worth, cultural awareness and positive socialization.
Youth Band may register with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture to be eligible for government grants and other assistance offered by the Department of Youth.
Registering a Youth Organisation
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture maintains relationship with over 300 registered youth organizations. This relationship helps to concretize the alliance with youth leaders, as well as assist in the coordinated growth and development of youth organizations.
Specific activities of the unit include:
Registered Youth Organizations Benefit From:
- The ongoing maintenance of an active database on youth organizations;
- Consultative services to facilitate the requests of youth organizations and ensure quality of service in New Providence and Family Islands;
- Co-ordination of youth involvement in national events;
- Promote the involvement and expansion of youth organizations across the Bahamas.
Youth Leaders training and certification
Quarterly youth leader for a
Meeting with your organization to help form/structure
Attending a meeting here and there to understand what to do and how we can help
Assist in searching for International grants and opportunities
Expand your organization to the Islands/Utilize what is working here/identify and train elsewhere
Registering to Compete in Junior Junkanoo
Junior Junkanoo is a competitive display of indigenous Junkanoo music, dance, and festive costumes by primary and secondary schools in New Providence and visiting Family Islands schools. Junior Junkanoo caters for ages 3 to 18 years.
Before schools in New Providence, Grand Bahama, and the Family Island can participate in Junkanoo festivals, they must be registered with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, Department of Culture.
Renewal of Licence To Operate a Theatre or Cinema
All licences granted for the use of premises for the public performance of plays and showing of films remain in force for one year or such shorter period as specified in the licence. The Bahamas Plays and Films Control Board may from time to time renew a licence issued.
REPORT INWARDS OF VESSELS
This Form is to be prepared by the Master or Agent of aircraft or vessels
"Entering" The Bahamas from a Foreign Port.
1. Pleasure Vessel / Yacht the Captain or Owner is required to complete Form C2A (Inward Report - Pleasure Vessels)
2. Military Vessels
Request for Undertaking-To-Insure MI 2
Request for Undertaking-To-Insure MI 2
Request for Youth Band Grant
The growth and development of youth bands form a microcosm of the Ministry’s Strategic Plan for Youth Development. Youth bands provide healthy alternatives for youth at the community level.
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, through the Division of Youth, gives annual grants to Youth bands that are registered with the Division of Youth, to assist with Youth Band Strengthening. Interested bands may make requests to the Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture, Division of Youth. Grants are provided at the discretion of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture.
Request for Youth Organisation Grant
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, through the Division of Youth, gives annual grants to organizations that are registered with the Division of Youth, to assist with Youth Organisation Strengthening. Interested organisations may make requests to the Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture, Division of Youth. Grants are provided at the discretion of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture.
RESIDENT SPOUSE PERMIT APPLICATION
This application is for foreign spouse of a Bahamian citizen applying to reside and work in The Bahamas, upon satisfying the Director of Immigration, in accordance with the Immigration Act Chapter 191 section 29, subsections a, b, and c.
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Resignation From the Public Service
A Public Officer may resign his office at any time. Officer’s are advised to give at least one months notice or pay one month’s salary in lieu thereof. Vacation leave cannot be used as part of the notice.
Monthly paid officers who completed at least ten (10) years of continuous monthly service or more will be eligible for a gratuity equivalent to 4% of the annual salary at the time of resignationtirement, multiplied by the number of completed years of service (less any periods taken on unpaid (no pay) leave and / or contract).
Retiring Benefits Request
Request Form Retiring Benefits