Permission for Use of National Symbols
All persons who may wish to use the National Flag and/or Coat of Arms on any articles to be produced, distributed, sold, or imported into The Bahamas; or in connection with any business, must obtain written permission from the Minister of National Security. It must be noted that permission is not required for the display or use of the Coat of Arms on government buildings.
|There are no eligibility criteria for this service.|
|Completed Application Form or detailed letter requesting use of National Flag
or Coat of Arms|
|Samples of Items or Illustrations to be used
|1.||Complete the Application Form “Application for Permission to use the National Flag and/or Coat of Arms of a similar Flag or Device”.|
|2.||Submit the form along with samples of items or illustrations to be used to:|
Ministry of National Security,
P. O. Box N-3217,
Nassau, New Providence
or By hand to:
Ministry of National Security
3rd Floor Churchill Building,
Nassau, N. P.
|3.||The application process will take up to five business days after submission of all relevant documents.|
|4.||The colour code required for the National Flag is as follows:|
Aquamarine - PMS 3145
Gold - PMS 123
Black - PMS Standard
|5.||The applicant will be contacted when the permit is ready.|
National Flag - BS$20
Coat of Arms - BS$20
All payment by cheque must be certified and made payable to the Public Treasury or The Ministry of National Security.
Other forms of acceptable payment are cash or money order.
Cash payment should be made to the Public Treasury, and receipt submitted to the Ministry of National Security.
Fees or receipt of payment are to accompany application form and relevant documents.
NATIONAL SECURITY, MINISTRY OFChurchill Building 3rd FloorP. O. Box N3217NASSAU, BAHAMASnationalsecurity@bahamas.gov.bshttp://www.bahamas.gov.bs/nationalsercurity