Requirements To Register As A Voter

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An applicant applying to register to vote must prove.

  1. That he/she is a citizen of The Bahamas
  2. Must be 18 years or older, not subject to any legal incapacity.
  3. That he/she has resided in a particular constituency for at least three (3) months
  4. Before registering any applicant, it is the duty of the Revising Officer to satisfy himself/herself that the document(s) being presented, actually belongs to the applicant.

Documentary Proof of Bahamian Citizenship

  1.  A Bahamian Passport:- The principle document that should be presented as proof of Citizenship, OR
  2.  The Old Voters Card:- An applicant who presents and old voter’s card is requested to also produce a valid Bahamian Birth Certificate as proof of citizenship, OR
  3.  The Bahamian Citizenship Certificate or Registration of Naturalization an applicant must also present his/her Birth Certificate.
  4.  The Bahamian Birth Certificate:  Must be presented with a government ID, along with his/her mother’s Bahamian Passport or Voters Card, or mothers Bahamian




Requirements To Register As A Voter

Birth Certificate and government-issued ID.

  1. Before registering an applicant presenting a Bahamian Birth Certificate, the Revising Officer must ascertain that the document(s) belongs to that applicant and he/she has the relevant supporting documents.
  2. An applicant born in The Bahamas after Independence must produce his/her mother’s Bahamian Passport and/or Birth Certificate with gov. issued ID.
  3. The Revising Officer may require an applicant to produce documents if he/she is not satisfied with the applicant’s eligibility to register.



The documents listed below are not proof of Bahamian Citizenship and may only be used as supporting documents:

  1.  A registered Affidavit
  2. Drivers’ License
  3. Baptismal Certificate
  4. National Insurance Card.







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Parliamentary Registration Department Notice
Election Agents for:
Daquan Swain (Independent)
Kingsley Smith (PLP)
Lincoln Bain (COI)
Ricardo Grant (FNM)
Terneille Burrows (Independent)

Are advised to report to their assigned polling place in advance of the start of pre-polling process, which begins at 7:30 am.

*Note that the time specified in the Act for the start of the pre-polling process is strictly adhered to. It is each candidate’s responsibility to ensure their agents are in place at the given time. Failure to do so will result in the process beginning without them.