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Bahamas - Obtain a Duplicate Driver License

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This service is provided for persons needing to replace their lost, stolen or damaged driver's license.


Applicant must be the holder of a valid driver's license.

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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

  • Full Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Address
  • Previous Address
  • Last Renewal Year


  1. Applicant must obtain a police report from their neighborhood police station.
  2. Applicant must then complete a research information form.
  3. Applicant should then present completed information form and a police report to the driver’s license unit at the road Traffic Department.
  4. The Driver’s License Clerk will research the Driver’s License.
  5. Following the research process, the research Clerk will submit the applicant’s records to the driver’s license clerk for duplication (if valid) or for renewal.

Application form for Duplicate Driver's license link:

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Required Documents

  • Completed Research Information Form
  • National Identification (i.e. Passport, voter’s card)
  • Police Report
  • Non Bahamians should present Passport, documents permitting them to reside from The Bahamas Immigration Department, via work permit, residency spouse certificate or residency to reside.




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

The duplicate license will be provided within the same day once all relevant documents are provided.

Office Locations & Contacts

Road Traffic Department
Thompson Blvd
Clarence Bain Bldg
P.O. Box N 1615
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 302-3850
Fax. (242) 322-8910

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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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