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Bahamas - Apply for License to Import Plants and Flowers

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This permit allows persons to import plants and flowers.


Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.

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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Applicant completes and submits the Application for License to Import Goods - Plants and Flowers.
  2. Applicant pays the relevant fee.
  3. After approval, the applicant will be issued with the permit.
  4. Applicant submits permit and phyto-sanitary certificate from the exporting country to an Agricultural Officer or Customs Officer at the port of entry.

Application Form for license to import plants and flowers:

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Required Documents

  • For Commercial Traders, a valid Business Licence is required.
  • Phyto-sanitary Certificate from country of export.


BS$2.00 processing fee


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

Application will be processed within two business days.

Office Locations & Contacts

Department of Agriculture
Levy Building
East Bay Street
P.O. Box N3028
Nassau, New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 325-7502/9/3251767
Fax.(242) 325-3960
Note: Family Island residents should apply to the resident Extension Officers (where applicable) or the Family Island Administrator for this service.
Resident Extension Officers and Contact Information.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

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