Short Term Work Permit Application
If application submitted by an attorney, the attorney will inquire into the status of the application. However the applicant will incur legal fees. It is not unusual for the employer to cover all expenses related to obtaining the permit.
Step 1: Submit employer letter of request, completed application form and supporting documents to the Department of Immigration (See Table C for list of Supporting Documents)
Step 4:Application must be submitted by applicant or attorney
Step 2: Pay application fee of $100.00 to Treasury Department. Payment may be made in cash or by certified/bank manager's cheque
Step 3: Confirm with employer that application is submitted prior to arrival in Bahamas
If application submitted by applicant, he may find it difficult contacting the Department of Immigration when inquiring about the status of the application provided that he is not in the country.
Step 5: Once the application is submitted, permits are either granted or denied within 7 days.