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Last update 13 July 2018Diplomatic missions

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The Republic of Bulgaria has no embassy to the Bahamas. The Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Havana, Cuba, is accredited to the Bahamas.

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Havana, Cuba
Address: Calle "B" № 252, Entre 11 y 13, Vedado, Ciudad de La Habana, PC: 10400
Telephone: +53 7 833 31 25; +53 7 833 31 26
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/kuba

Embassy of the Bahamas in Brussels, Belgium
Address: 76/78 Quai aux Briques Brussels, Belgium
Telephone: +32 2 512 9348
Fax: +32 2 512 9292

Embassy of the Bahamas in the United Kingdom
The Bahamas High Commission, Bahamas House
Address: 10, Chesterfield Street, Mayfield, London W1J 5JL
Telephone: +44 207408 4488
Fax: +44 207 499 9937

General information

general information

Local currency

Bahamian dollar (BSD)

1 BSD = 1 USD

Crime and security

There is a high crime rate.

Road traffic

At the Bahamas, the traffic operates on the left side of the road.

Healthcare

Recommended vaccines are malaria, tuberculosis and hepatitis A and B.

At the Bahamas the percentage of people infected with HIV is very high.

Certificate of vaccination against yellow fever is required to all travellers coming for over 1 year  from an infected area

Climate

The hurricane season is from June to November.

Travel papers and visas

Bulgarian citizens do not need visa for a stay of up to four weeks at the Bahamas, but they must have a return ticket or a document indicating their next destination.

When entering the country, a passport valid for six months is required.

All visitors, except for children under 6 years, must pay a departure fee of USD 15 which may be included in the ticket prize.

For additional information please contact:

Embassy of The Bahamas in Brussels, Belgium

Address: 76/78 Quai aux Briques Brussels, Belgium
Telephone: +32 2 512 9348
Fax: +32 2 512 9292

Embassy of the Bahamas in the United Kingdom
The Bahamas High Commission
Bahamas House
Address: 10, Chesterfield Street, Mayfield, London W1J 5JL
Telephone: +44 207408 4488
Fax: +44 207 499 9937

Practical advice

Electricity is 120 V and is identical to the American standard.

The emergencies phone number is 911 or 919.

Competitive service

Certification and Legalisation

Bulgaria and the Bahamas are parties under the Hague Convention on the abolishment of the requirement for legalisation of foreign public documents dated 1961. Thus, the documents/deeds comprised in each of the two countries shall be provided with an “Apostille” seal of the relevant Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well  as translated and verified under the relevant order, to serve before  the competent authorities of the other country.  

Emergency Travel Document

In case of emergency (lost passport) Bulgarian citizens may seek local assistance by the diplomatic mission of any EU Member State for the issuance of an Emergency Travel Document.

Fees

Departure fee - BSD (USD) 15 (may be included in the ticket prize)

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