Countries > Bahamas

Bahamas - Apply for Shark Permit

From Wikiprocedure
Jump to: navigation, search



This permit allows the holder to fish for, possess, or export any shark or shark parts for educational, scientific or research purposes.


Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.

Ads by Google


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

Required Information

  • Name of Applicant
  • Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Name of institution or organization, on behalf of which the educational research is conducted
  • Purpose for fishing or possessing shark or shark parts
  • Description of educational scientific or research project
  • Proposed geographical areas to conduct educational, scientific or research project
  • Proposed starting date, Proposed ending date
  • Fish for, possess or export shark species
  • Quantity of shark species to be caught


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

Application Form for shark permit:

Ads by Google

Required Documents

  • Completed application form.
  • Copy of passport.
  • For those persons wishing to conduct research, a scientific research application must be submitted.


BS$50.00 per year


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

Documents to Use

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

Sample Documents

Please attach sample completed documents which would help other people who would like to follow this procedure.    

Processing Time

10 business days

Office Locations & Contacts

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

Ads by Google


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". 

Information which might help

Enter other informations which might help

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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

External Links


More information which might help people.
Personal tools