Customs & Immigration
ENTERING THE BAHAMAS BY BOAT
To enter The Islands Of The Bahamas, private vessels need the following:
One (1) copy The Bahamas Customs Clearance Form for Pleasure Vessels
Proof of Citizenship
If bringing pets into The Bahamas
Arriving by Boat
a) For boats up to 35′, the fee is $150.00
b) For boats over 35′, the fee is $300.00
Fees Subject To Change
1) Cruising Permit
2) Fishing Permit
3) Departure Tax for up to three (3) persons. Each additional person above three will be charged a $25 departure tax. This fee is good for a second re-entry within a 90-day period.
We recommend all pleasure and charter vessels download the following letter from the Comptroller of Customs outlining the all required Customs fees and service charges to have with you when checking into customs. If you receive any differing information upon entry into The Bahamas please inform a Senior Customs Official or the local dockmaster.