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Bahamas - Register as a Health Professional

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To be able to practice in the healthcare profession, one must be able to register first with the appropriate council.


All healthcare professionals.

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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
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Place of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Telephone
  • Postal Address
  • Email
  • Name of Contact Person
  • Professional Qualifications


  1. Download and complete form.
  2. Submit completed form along with fee payment and supporting documents to Health Professions Council.
    • Non-Bahamians must submit a current work permit along with application.

Application Form for registering as a health professional link:

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Required Documents

  • birth certificate (original or notarized copy)
  • Police certificate (original or notarized copy)
  • Health certificate (to be completed by Physician)
  • Passport size photograph
  • Completed Authorization form and Posts Held form
  • Original or notarized copies of qualifications
  • Employment sponsorship letter and copy of current work permit (non-Bahamians only)
  • Three (3) written references. (2 Professional references and 1 character reference.)


  • Evaluation fee of $25.00 along with prescribed fee according to Schedule of fees in Health Professions Act.


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

Please explain the processing your application.    

Office Locations & Contacts

Health, Ministry of
Poinciana Building Meeting & Augusta Street

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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". 

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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.

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