Obtaining an Annual Residence Permit in The Bahamas


An individual who receives a Permanent Residence Certificate has similar legal rights as a Bahamian citizen, notwithstanding being prohibited from voting in any election or participating in any political election.

If you are interested in residing in The Bahamas on an annual basis, applying for an Annual Residence Permit may be the more efficient means of acquiring this right. Subject to an annual application and approval process, these individuals may qualify for an Annual Residence Permit under one of four categories

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