About Business Licence

The Business Licence Department is located at the Department of Inland Revenue on Carmichael Road behind the Shops at Carmichael Plaza- Nassau, Bahamas.  In addition to Nassau, the Department has branch offices in:

  • Freeport, Grand Bahama
  • Marsh Harbour, Abaco
  • Lower Bogue, Eleuthera
  • Hooper’s Bay, Exuma.
  • Simms, Long Island

Any person who owns or operates a business in The Bahamas is required to apply for and obtain a business licence in compliance with the Business Licence Act 2010.  Applications are completed online at vat.revenue.gov.bs . Supporting documents and approvals from other agencies are required when completing the online application.  The processing time is within seven working days.

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pdf icon Nature of Business and Their Requirements
pdf icon Nature of Business and Their Requirements

 

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