Information for Nationals in Distress

Bahamian nationals, or relatives of Bahamian nationals, who are in distress in a foreign country may seek information in regards to nationals in distress in a foreign country.


Any Bahamian Citizen


Contact the nearest Bahamian Embassy or Consulate.  Where there is none, please contact the nearest British Embassy for assistance.

Application Form(s)

No application form is needed.

Supporting Documents

Proof of Bahamian citizenship (i.e. passport, driver’s license).

Turn-around time

Processing time may vary depending on the applicant’s circumstances.


There is no deadline

Related Fee(s)

There may be some fees incurred depending on the applicant’s circumstances, however, more information can be obtained from the Bahamian Embassy or Consulate.

For more information please contact

Passport Office
Basden Building
Thompson Boulevard
P.O. Box N 3746
New Providence
The Bahamas
Tel. (242) 325-2814/8
Fax. (242) 325-4832 / 2426
Opening hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday, except public holidays


Visit the Overseas Mission nearest you.