Tourist & Business Visa Requirements


Travel Notes

Citizenship: USA

Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

Entry requirements:

Valid Signed Passport

Bahamas requires: 


Effective Sunday 19th June 2022 at 12:01 am The Bahamas Travel Health Visa (BTHV) will no longer be required to travel to The Bahamas.

All unvaccinated travelers ages 2 and older will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test – either a negative RT-PCR or a
Rapid Antigen Test to be presented at check-in.

Vaccinated travelers will only be required to present proof of vaccination at check-in. For updated news CLICK HERE TO VISIT Bahamas Travel Health Site

All persons are advised that they must have the following documents upon entering The Bahamas:

●      Passports, valid for at least six (6) months from date of departure from The Bahamas.

●      A return or onward ticket;

●      Documentation (visa, re-entry permits etc.) to enter a country other than The Bahamas for which one is ticketed;

●      Sufficient funds to finance the visit to The Bahamas

●      Evidence of accommodation for the duration of the trip


  •  Obtain a Negative Test
    All unvaccinated travelers ages 2 and older will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test – either a negative RT-PCR or a Rapid Antigen Test.
  • Present at check-in
    All unvaccinated travelers ages 2 and older will be required to present a negative test at check-in.
  • OR/Present at check-in
    Passengers with a positive COVID-19 test taken at least 10 days and at most 90 days before departure from the first embarkation point, Positive COVID-19 Test Result and a letter issued by a health authority stating that the passenger has been cleared for travel.
  • Download HubbCat mobile application for contact tracing

Citizens of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Canada, most other Commonwealth countries, the European Union, and many other countries do not require visas for The Bahamas. However this HEALTH FORM IS MANDATORY.   You can check here if you need a visa :

For anyone who does require a visa you can go here : Electronic visas can now be renewed online at

If you need a visa, instructions are linked here and an application form may be downloaded here

JIDS can do this EVISA FOR YOU 

CALL JIDS if you need your passport renewed before you do EVISA.  If you would like JIDS to do this for you call us.

If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section.

No Visa required for up to a 8 month stay for nationals of USA resident in mainland USA (incl. Alaska and Hawaii).

No Visa required, for up to a stay of 3 months for nationals of USA resident in US territories

  •  Federal Express starting at $58.95 for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code. Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates).RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
  • You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges. Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.
Register with the US Embassy in the countries you will visit.

Give yourself peace of mind !

Simply fill out this form STEP FORM and let JIDS will do it for you $20.00

The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) allows U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. Help the U.S. Embassy contact you in an emergency. Read more…..

Health Requirements:

Vaccinations are NOT required unless travel is from or through an infected area. Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.

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