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Bahamas - Obtain a Permit to Import/Export Dog

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A dog permit allows persons to import and export dogs.


A person who wants to bring a dog inside and outside Bahamas.

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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

  • Name
  • Address
  • Telephone and Fax Number
  • Type of Animal, Gender and Breed
  • Age
  • Number of Animals
  • Homeagain, Avid, Destron or Trovan, Microchip Number
  • Other Unique Identifier
  • Country of Export Place or Embarkation
  • Country of Birth of Animals
  • Anticipated Date of Arrival
  • Island of Destination of Animals in the Bahamas
  • Purpose of Importing Animals


  1. Applicant completes and submits Application to Import Domestic Animal Form.
  2. Applicant pays the relevant fees.
  3. After approval, the applicant is issued with the Dog Permit.
  4. The applicant will be given a Veterinarian Form (AGR/VS/1A Form) which must be completed by a registered Veterinarian 24 hours prior to travel.
  5. Applicant submits the Dog Permit and Completed Veterinarian Form to an Agricultural Officer and Customs Officer at the port of entry or departure.

Application form for Dog Permit link:

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Required Documents

  • Veterinarian Form


BS$10.00 processing fee
BS$5.00 faxing 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

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Office Locations & Contacts

Ministry of Agriculture & Marine Resources
Levy Building
East Bay Street
P. O. Box N-3028
Nassau, Bahamas
(242) 325-7502/9

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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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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