Research Permits

Research Permits

If you are looking to do research in The Bahamas you will need a research permit and depending upon your specific needs, you may need several permits.

Complete this form and submit along with a copy of your research permit from the Department of Marine Resources, BEST Commission or other relevant government-permitting agency to the Science department at The BNT ( Permits are only valid for the duration specified (review park research policy guidelines outlined below). Requests for extensions will be processed by the Director of Science & Policy. You will be contacted within five (5) days to confirm receipt of your application. Please allow two (2) weeks for processing of your application.

Research Permit Processing Fees are $75.

Bahamas National Trust
The Retreat, Village Road
P. O. Box N-4105
NP, Bahamas
Tel: (242) 393-1317
Fax: (242) 393-4978

Department of Marine Resources
East Bay Street
P.O. Box N-3028
NP, Bahamas
Tel. (242) 393-1777
Fax. (242) 393-0238

DOWNLOAD: Application Form for Research with Department of Marine Resources

Bahamas Environment, Science and Technology Commission (BEST)
Charlotte House, 1st Floor
Charlotte & Shirley Streets
P.O. Box N-7132
NP, Bahamas

DOWNLOAD: Application Form for Research with BEST

Department of Agriculture

Luceta Hanna –
Nassau, Bahamas
Tel: 242-397-7457
Fax: 242-325-3960

DOWNLOAD: Marine Application Form for Research With Department of Agriculture