Are you travelling to the Bahamas?

The Bahamas is an island country consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean. Nearby countries include Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Turks and Caicos and U.S. The low latitude, warm tropical Gulf Stream and low elevation give the Bahamas a warm and winterless climate. June to November is the hurricane season.

Capital City: Nassau

Languages: English

Population: 322,000

Currency: Bahamian Dollar and U.S. Dollar

Entry Requirements:

  • Student permit is required. Canadians must have a passport.
  • Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from countries with YF transmission.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Bahamas here.