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Bahamas - Apply for License to Operate a Captive Marine Mammal

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  1. Complete the relevant application form.
  2. Submit completed application form, along with the required supporting documents, to the Department of Marine Resources.
  3. Upon approval of the application, the applicant will be requested to pay the required fee.
  4. Permit will then be issued to the applicant.

Application Form for license to operate a captive marine mammal:

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Required Documents[edit]

Completed Application Form

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Department of Marine Resources
East Bay Street
P.O. Box N-3028
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 393-1777
Fax. (242) 393-0238
And Family Islands Contact Information:

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  • Possession of a facility that meets the requirements detailed in the Marine Mammal (Facilities) Regulations.
  • Ability to demonstrate possession of the resources (financial and manpower), to operate the facility in accordance with the Marine Mammal Regulations.




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

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.    

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Five to ten business days.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 


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

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of Applicant
  • Address and Telephone Number
  • Nationality (applicant), Beneficiary of Owners (company)
  • Location of Facility
  • Description of Facility
  • Details on Captive Dolphins
  • Proposed Professional or managerial staff of facility
  • Description of Proposed programmes

Need for the Document[edit]

A License to Operate a Captive Marine Mammal Facility certifies that the operators of a Captive Marine Mammal Facility has been deemed adequate to hold live specimens of marine mammals in The Bahamas.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]


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