The British High Commission in Nassau maintains and develops relations between the UK and Bahamas.

Find out more on our UK and Bahamas news page. You can also access UK government services while in the Bahamas.

The British High Commission in Nassau does not provide consular services. For consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Kingston.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Bahamas, see our Bahamas Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you´re in the Bahamas and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice, then you can contact us online.

If you need help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 876 936 0700.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document.

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen.

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

For legal reasons, we’re unable to carry out notarial acts in Commonwealth countries. This includes certifying documents as true copies of originals, administering oaths or taking affidavits. For these and other notarial acts you should contact a local notary.

Consular fees

The British High Commission in Nassau does not provide consular services at Post and all consular services are provided by the British High Commission Kingston.

The British High Commission in Kingston charge fees for some services. See the full list of consular fees in Kingston.

Our people

Sarah Dickson

British High Commissioner to Bahamas

Contact us

British High Commission Nassau

Balmoral Corporate Centre
3rd floor
Sandford Drive
Nassau
The Bassau
Bahamas

British people in need of help can call 1 242 225 6033 and select option 2 for consular services for British nationals. Your call will be answered 24/7. You can also write to us using our contact form: https://www.gov.uk/contact-consulate-kingston. Consular officers respond to written enquiries as soon as they can.

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