Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay for Puerto Rico citizens in 2024

Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay for Puerto Rico citizens in 2024

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Bahamas digital nomad visa for Puerto Rico citizens

Puerto Rico citizens need a digital nomad visa to travel to Bahamas. With Bahamas digital nomad visa, Puerto Rico citizens can stay for a duration of 12 months.
Applicants are not required to be present when applying for the Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay. The Bahamas tourist visa remains valid for 12 months. A total of 4 documents are required to apply for the Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay.

Bahamas digital nomad visa conditions for Puerto Rico citizens

  • The Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay is a one-year residency permit designed to allow professionals and students from overseas to work and study from The Bahamas (remotely/online) for up to one (1) year.
  • BEATS gives both students and professionals who are working/studying from home the opportunity to live in and travel among the 16 different islands in The Bahamas.
  • Applications for annual renewals will be considered for a maximum period up to three years.
Visa stay
12 months
Visa fees
B$ 1K
No Income

Bahamas digital nomad visa requirements for Puerto Rico citizens

Documents required for Bahamas from Puerto Rico include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 4 documents are required.
  • Visa Application Form: Completed Online application form for Bahamas, ensure all sections are filled out accurately and legibly, incomplete or incorrect forms may result in delays or denial of your visa application, double-check for any errors before submission.
  • Passport Copy: A clear scan copy of your passport with information pages that have your signature, provide the pages of your current passport showing your photo, personal details, and passport issue and expiry dates, the passport must be valid for six months beyond the expiry date of the visa, ensure the scan is clear and all details are readable.
  • Medical Insurance: International health insurance specifically covering the territory of Bahamas and indicating the validity of good coverage, the policy should cover all expenses for repatriation, emergency medical treatment, and hospital care, this document ensures you have adequate medical coverage during your stay.
  • Proof of Business or Employment: Proof of employment, including self-employment outside Bahamas, such as Freelancer: Freelancing Contracts, Full-Time Employee: Letter of Confirmation from the Organization, Entrepreneur: Company Ownership or Partnership Statement, these documents help verify your employment status and financial stability.

How to apply for Bahamas digital nomad visa from Puerto Rico

Bahamas Extended Access Travel Stay application process for Puerto Rico citizens is quick and easy, as long as the necessary documents and information are provided accurately. By following these 8 steps, Puerto Rico citizens can ensure a smooth and hassle-free process in obtaining an Bahamas digital nomad visa.
  1. 1
    Gather required documents
    Gather all the necessary documents required for a Bahamas tourist visa including passport and other supporting documents required by the Bahamas authorities, if your documents are in a language different from English, they need to be translated.
  2. 2
    Valid passport
    Check your Puerto Rico passport is valid with at least 6 months of validity beyond your intended stay in Bahamas, if not, apply for a new Puerto Rico passport, the passport must also have at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  3. 3
    Scan documents
    Scan all documents and print a copy of them beforehand, all documents that are not in the English language must be translated and notarized.
  4. 4
    Visa application
    Complete the visa application form, the form will ask you for personal information, passport details, and intended travel plans to Bahamas, be sure to answer all questions accurately and truthfully, incorrect information or misleading statements can result in a delay or rejection of your visa application.
  5. 5
    Upload documents
    Submit your application form and upload all the necessary documents as well, ensure that all documents are in order and up-to-date.
  6. 6
    Online payment
    After submitting the application, you will need to pay the visa application fee, the visa application fee can be paid using a credit card, debit card, or cash, the visa application fee is non-refundable, so make sure to carefully review your application and supporting documents before submitting them.
  7. 7
    Visa processing
    Wait for approval, the applicant will be informed by email of the successful application for the visa.
  8. 8
    Recieve visa
    If the application is approved, the applicant will receive the Bahamas visa in their passport and can collect the passport from the Bahamas embassy or consulate.

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