APPLYING FOR THE FIRST TIME
Family Island Applicants see your Local Administrator. (Abaco, Exuma & Grand Bahama, please apply online)
Please wait 24hrs to receive your approved Trade Name & reference number in your e-mail.
Skip this step, if using a registered company name and complete the Consolidated Agencies Application (in Step 3).
Click here, to complete the Trade Name application (for Individuals, Sole traders or Partnerships)
Click here, to visit the Registrar Generals’ official page and follow the instructions.(for Limited Companies)
You will need your Approved Trade Name and Reference Number (from Step 2) or an approved name from The Registrar General in order to complete the forms below:
Dept. of Physical Planning, Min. of Works, & Dept. of Environmental Health Services Combined Application
RBPF Business Licencing & Inspection Form
No NIB physical “Letter of Good Standing” needed! Just make sure that your contributions are up-to-date. We will verify electronically.
If you have not registered your company with NIB as yet or need an NIB Smart Card go to “The National Insurance Board Website” and complete your applications.
- Wait to receive your agency approval(s) in your e-mail, Log on to vat.revenue.gov.bs,
- Register (create an account) and submit your business licence application.
- Once your business licence application has been approved, make the payment online through the account you created or at any Royal Bank of Canada branch. (Please allow 2-3 business days for payments made at RBC)
- Download and print your approved business licence for display