Bahamas Visa for Citizens of the Philippines
iVisa | 4 min read | Updated on Oct 05, 2023

When you imagine yourself on a paradisiacal beach, in the shade of a palm tree, gazing at the sea, you are very likely thinking of the Bahamas. This paradise encompasses 700 islands surrounded by coral reefs, just 50 miles from Florida and a favorite cruise stop.

To travel to this earthly paradise from the Philippines, you need to apply for the Bahamas Visa. iVisa can help you apply for your Bahamas Visa online and hassle-free. Below you will find all the information you need to guide you through the application process.

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The visa for the Bahamas is an official travel document that authorizes you to enter the country. Citizens of the Philippines require a Bahamian visa to visit this beautiful island nation.

iVisa make it very easy to apply for the Bahamas Visa. Simply follow the following three steps. If you need assistance, our expert team will guide you through the process:

  • Step 1: Carefully read the visa application form and fill it out with all the information requested.
  • Step 2: It is always good to double-check all the information Then, choose the preferred processing time and payment method. We accept debit cards and all major credit cards.
  • Step 3: Upload the requested documents and submit your visa application.

We will send you the confirmation of your approved valid visa once it is processed.

Bahamas Visa requirements for citizens of the Philippines

The Bahamas tourist visa requirements are as follows:

  • Valid national passport: Valid passport with an expiry date of at least six months from the date of arrival. It must have at least 2 blank visa pages for the entry and exit stamps.
  • Digital photo: Two passport-sized photos in PDF format in color with a white background. If you don’t have one, simply use the iVisa passport photo service.
  • Onward journey ticket: Confirmation of your flight itinerary with arrival and departure dates to the Bahamas. If you are arriving via cruise ship, the cruise itinerary with dates of departure and arrival to your country.
  • Hotel reservation: Confirmation of the hotel where you will be staying or confirmation of the cruise trip. If you are staying with a relative or friend, a letter of invitation indicating the address.
  • Bank statements: For the last three months.
  • Birth certificate: If you are traveling with children/minors, you must present the birth certificates to prove the relationship (if applicable).
  • Supporting documents: Proof of employment, student cover letter, or business license (if applicable).
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate: Required if traveling from a country with risk of Yellow Fever.
  • Email address: Your updated email address where iVisa can contact you in case any additional documents are required and to send you the approved visa confirmation.

If you need other travel documents for the Bahamas, such as a business visa, permanent residence permit or other, contact your nearest embassy or consulate.

Cost and processing times for the Bahamas Visa for citizens of the Philippines

Depending on the type of visa you choose to travel to the Bahamas and when you need it, we offer three processing time alternatives.

Single-entry visa for 90 days

  • Standard Processing Time: 24 days - USD $174.99.
  • Rush Processing Time: 22 days - USD $223.99.
  • Super Rush Processing Time: 20 daysUSD $292.99.

Multiple-entry visa for 90 days, 6 or 12 months

  • Standard Processing Time: 24 days - USD $174.99.
  • Rush Processing Time: 22 days - USD $223.99.
  • Super Rush Processing Time: 20 daysUSD $292.99.

Please note: A multiple-entry visa can only be applied for by those who have previously had 3 visas for the Bahamas approved.

COVID-19 requirements or restrictions for the Bahamas

From September 2022, there are no longer any active COVID-19 restrictions in the Bahamas. Vaccinated and unvaccinated persons do not need to present a COVID-19 test result or a vaccination certificate to enter the country.

Interesting places to visit in the Bahamas

Many people visit the Bahamas for the turquoise waters and golden beaches. But this place is more than just sand and sea. Here are a few more things to do and see while there.

  • Thunderball Grotto: If you like underwater adventures, you will be delighted to visit Staniel Cay underwater cave.
  • Lucayan National Park: A perfect place to hike all day, with underwater limestone caves and the splendid Rock Island beach where you can sunbathe.
  • Nassau Straw Market: A typical market where you can find many souvenirs and handmade crafts.

Where can I contact you?

Our expert customer service team, available 24/7, can answer any questions you may have about the Bahamas Visa. You can also email us at [email protected], and we will get back to you as soon as possible to answer all your questions.

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