Bahamas Visa for Citizens of Hati
iVisa | Updated on Aug 15, 2023

Ready to venture out of Haiti to explore the stunning Bahamas but concerned about the visa requirements? Here is everything you need to know about Haitian citizens' visa requirements to enter the Bahamas.

The Bahamas is the ultimate vacation destination boasting breathtaking beaches, divine food, and rich culture. However, most visitors will need to apply for a Bahamas tourist visa to enter the country.

That said, the Bahamas offers many visa options making it relatively easy to obtain the correct travel documentation online. Keep reading to learn about the different visa options for tourism and how to apply for the right visa for Haitian passport holders.

Permanent residents of Haiti who are not a citizen of Haiti can use our visa checker tool to find out what visa requirements your nationality needs to meet to enter the Bahamas.

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What is the Bahamas tourist visa?

The Bahamas tourist visa is an electronic visa issued by the Bahamas government that authorizes travelers to enter the country. The travel document can be obtained as a single-entry or multiple-entry document.

We recommend that Haitian passport holders apply online for their Bahamas tourist visa to avoid the long queues and wait times at the Bahamas embassy. Travelers must present their Bahamas visa at the border or airport on arrival.

Please note that the e-tourist visa is not the Bahamas travel health visa.

How long is the Bahamas tourist visa valid?

The Single Entry is valid for 90 days after arrival after arrival, while a multiple-entry visa can be valid for 90 days, 6 months, or 12 months. The length of time depends on the purpose of your travel and visa needs.

Remember that to apply for a multiple-entry visa; you must have previously been issued three simple-entry visas.

What are the Bahamas visa requirements for Haitian nationals?

All Haitian citizens require a valid passport and an approved Bahamas tourist visa when arriving in the Bahamas. Remember that Haitians can only apply for the Bahamas visa if they currently have a valid Schengen, United Kingdom, Canada, or United States of America visa.

Do minors require the Bahamas visitor visa?

The Bahamas requires all family members to have a visa, including minors. If the child is not old enough to apply for themselves, the parent or guardian must do so on their behalf.

Bahamas tourist visa requirements for Haitians

To apply for the Bahamas visa, Haitian visa applicants will need to provide the following documents and information:

  • Valid national passport that meets the passport validity requirement of least six months.

  • 2 digital passport photos, which you can obtain through our passport photo service.

  • Supporting documents such as financial statements, hotel itinerary, airline ticket or onward journey ticket, copies of old visas, and children's birth certificates (if applicable).

  • You must have a valid Schengen, United Kingdom, Canada, or United States of America visa.

  • An email address to receive application status updates, requests for more information, other requirements, and your final visa.

  • A debit or credit card to pay the visa fee. Please note that you must upload a picture of the physical credit card to complete the application.

Bahamas tourist visa application process for citizens of Haiti

iVisa understands how difficult applying for a visa can be, so we've simplified the process to three simple steps to save you time. They are:

  • First: Choose the visa type and complete the visa application form.

  • Second: Verify the information provided is correct, select the processing time, and pay the visa fee.

  • Third: Upload any supporting documents before submitting your application.

Once you have applied, our team will send you a confirmation email and start processing it according to your chosen processing time. Your final document will be sent via email as well. Remember to check your spam folder if you cannot find it in your inbox.

Processing times and costs of the Bahamian visa

When applying for the Bahamas tourist visa, the type of visa and the processing time you choose will impact the visa cost. iVisa offers three different processing options depending on how quickly you need it. Here is a breakdown of costs for each type of the Bahamas visa Haitian citizens can apply for:

Single Entry Visa – 90 days

  • Standard Processing, which takes 24 days and costs 90 days after arrival.

  • Rush Processing, which takes 22 days and costs 90 days after arrival.

  • Super Rush Processing, which takes 20 days and costs 90 days after arrival.

Multiple Entry Visa – 90 days

  • Standard Processing which takes 24 days and costs USD $172.99.

  • Rush Processing, which takes 22 days and costs USD $224.99.

  • Super Rush Processing, which takes 20 days and costs USD $282.99.

Multiple Entry Visa – 6 months

  • Standard Processing, which takes 24 days and costs USD $172.99.

  • Rush Processing, which takes 22 days and costs USD $224.99.

  • Super Rush Processing, which takes 20 days and costs USD $282.99.

Multiple Entry Visa – 12 months

  • Standard Processing, which takes 11 days and costs USD 159.99.

  • Rush Processing, which takes 9 days and costs USD 200.99.

  • Super Rush Processing, which takes 7 days and costs USD 243.99.

Please note that the *visa fees shown above include the iVisa processing fee and the Bahamas government visa application fee.

COVID-19 requirements or restrictions

Government officials in the Bahamas have relaxed most of its COVID-19 protocols after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ranked the Bahamas as Level 1 on the COVID-19 Travel Risk Advisory Rating scale.

Travelers to the islands will not need to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa nor present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. Please note officials can request proof of other vaccinations, such as a yellow fever vaccination certificate.

Do I need a COVID-19 test?

The Bahamas has also dropped all COVID-19 testing requirements to enter the country. This is regardless of the vaccination status of the traveler in question.

Where can I contact you?

If we've answered all your questions about traveling to the Bahamas, apply for your tourist visa for Haitian citizens and start packing. However, if you still have some inquiries, you can read our guide to the different visa types or contact our 24-hour customer service team for more information.

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