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Clearing Paperwork

We know, there’s a lot of Bahamas Customs Forms. Firstly, IslandFastPass.com will make sure you never worry about filling another form again. Secondly, our licensed on-island  clearing professionals at Zale Maritime Management, LTD., will be your go-to problem solvers!

Covid Travel Requirements

Currently, Covid travel requirements seem to be ever evolving making mistakes extremely burdensome, however, you can avoid any unwanted surprises by using our personalized services.

Speed and Accuracy

We’ve seen it happen, time and again, a captain having to start the paperwork all over again because of an easy mistake. Don’t let it happen to you, let us handle your Bahamas Customs Pre-Clearing and ensure yourself the accuracy needed to clear customs and immigration quickly. Our licensed on-island partners Zale Maritime Management, LTD., will be there to greet you at the dock.

Concierge Services

For instance, from local SIM cards to Bahamas fishing charters or boat parts, we got you! Let us know in advance, and then, we can meet you at the dock with anything you may need.

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Bahamas Customs Forms Pre-Clearing Services with IslandFastPass.com, is above all, the surest and easiest way for you to clear Bahamas customs and immigration. Book your trip now and one of our clearing professionals will take care of your Bahamas customs forms  and help you get to the front of the line!

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While the Bahamas does have the option of Click2Clear to submit your Bahamas customs forms, IslandFastPass.com above all, provides premium Bahamas Customs Pre-Clearing Services through our on-island licensed Bahamian partners Zale Maritime Management LTD. In addition, our clearing professionals maintain close relationships with Bahamas immigration and customs offices. As a result, the IslandFastPass.com advantage allows you the peace of mind to know our on-island professionals can answer any questions and address any special situation you may have. Book your trip today!

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Bahamas Customs Forms Pre-Clearing, coupled with, clearing expertise of IslandFastPass.com

Why waste your time on tedious Bahamas customs forms?


Bahamas new addition, Click2Clear.

IslandFastPass.com. above all, is a complimentary premium service to enhance the experience of all travelers headed to the Bahamas.

Click2Clear is a self service product NOT associated with IslandFASTpass but developed by the government of the Bahamas to submit Bahamas customs forms..


Most importantly, Make sure to get your Bahamas Health Visa

A negative Covid test result within 5 days of travel is required. Once received you can request your Bahamas Health Visa.

Make sure to submit your test result as soon as possible


Get informed prior to traveling, view Bahamas Covid Regulations

Covid travel regulations are ever evolving, every country is a little different.

Don't let Covid regulations ruin your vacation to the Bahamas.


Thinking of making your first crossing? With this in mind, join Bahamas Boating Flings!

Make your first trip in the comfort of a Bahamas Boating Fling group

Boating flings are the Bahamian equivalent of a road trip. A lead boat pilots the way for a caravan of boaters across the Gulf Stream to The Bahamas. We welcome all boaters to join us in one of our upcoming Boating Flings.

Documents Needed to Clear Bahamas Customs and Immigration

Here’s a short checklist of the documents you will need to have ready.

Copies of the current vessel registration or USCG Certificate

Just as important, make sure all your registrations are current for any vessels clearing, this includes jet skis and dinghies. Ultimately, this will give us all the information needed to clear your vessels.

Equally important, all passengers must physically carry a current US Passport.

Additionally, for non US citizens, you will need your passport of citizenship and your permanent resident card.

Currently, all travelers need a Covid-19 PCR negative result test within 5 days of your arrival date.

Additionally, you will also need a Bahamas Travel Health Visa for each passenger along with your negative test result. Another tip, make sure to print both and bring them with you.

* For anyone meeting you but traveling by air, they will have to take a second test before leaving the islands to comply with US requirements.

Bahamas Cruising Permit Fees as of January 1, 2020: 

Boats up to 34 feet: $150
Boats 35-99 feet: $300
Boats 100-149 feet: $500
Boats 150-200 feet: $800
Boats over 200 feet: $1,000

The fees cover both a cruising permit and fishing permit, as well as the departure tax for up to three people. Each additional person will be charged a $20 departure tax. The fee is good for a second re-entry within a 90-day period.

*Please note that Attendance Fees, Fishing Permit, Transportation and Overtime fees are all included in the price of the cruising permit. The only additional fees would be for additional departure tax if there are more than 3 persons at a cost of $20 per additional person.

Cruising Permit Fees as of January 1, 2020: 

Boats up to 34 feet: $300 annually
Boats 35-99 feet: $600 annually
Boats 100-149 feet: $1,000 annually
Boats 150–200 feet: $1,600 annually
Boats over 200 feet: $2,000 annually

For a stay longer than 12 months, special arrangements must be made with Bahamas Customs and Immigration.

*Please note that Attendance Fees, Fishing Permit, Transportation and Overtime fees are all included in the price of the cruising permit. The only additional fees would be for additional departure tax if there are more than 3 persons at a cost of $20 per additional person.

Are you staying more than 5 days in The Bahamas?

We recommend, highly, you schedule your mandatory 5th day test as soon as possible. To assist, in the Bahamas Covid-19 Testing Site document below you will be able to find all information on testing sites on the island you will be staying at.

Bahamas Covid-19 Testing Sites

PLEASE NOTE, Failure to take this test on the 5th day of your stay, ultimately, will result in a fine of $1,000 per person or one month imprisonment.

IslandFastPass.com, your guarantee to an easy and fast clearing into the Bahamas.

The Bahamas Customs Forms Pre-Clearing process with IslandFASTpass.com

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Firstly, submit the initial information for entry to IslandFastPass.com to get the clearing process started

Documentation requests

Secondly, one of our Zale Maritime Management clearing professionals will contact you to request all the documents needed.

Clearing confirmation

Thirdly, after all documents are submitted your Bahamas customs forms will be completed & approved by customs and immigration, you will then receive confirmation. At this point IslandFastPass.com fees will be due.

Bahamas Arrival

Lastly, a clearing professional will request an ETA for your arrival. They will meet you at the dock and escort you to the customs office for payment of Bahamian government fees.

Your Choice - Easy & Simple - Self Service or Full Service?

Ultimately, it is your choice to use IslandFastPass.com as your premium, full service clearing system. Powered by the expertise of the on-island clearing professionals of Zale Maritime Management LTD, therefore,  making your life easier. In the end, if you feel comfortable enough filling out the Bahamas customs forms yourself, we are happy to direct you to the self-service option of Click2Clear. Either way, if you have any questions or concerns feel free to book your trip with IslandFastPass.com at no initial charge.

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Covid-19 Update

In response to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, new entry requirements for travel to The Bahamas have been introduced. After 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 26th, visitors applying for a Bahamas Travel Visa will be required to submit test results in accordance with the following entry requirements.

Effective Dec. 27, test results older than three days (72 hours) will not be accepted.

Vaccinated Travelers:

Between Dec. 27 and January 7, fully vaccinated persons will be required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test to enter The Bahamas (either Rapid Antigen or RT-PCR), taken no more than three days (72 hours) prior to arrival.

Please Note: The Bahamas has suspended the mandatory RT-PCR testing requirement for vaccinated travelers, which was expected to take effect on January 7th, 2022. Rapid Antigen tests will continue to be accepted for the fully vaccinated persons.