How to Change your Business Name In Bahamas

 Change your Business Name In Bahamas By Online

Application In Person

  1. If you wish to change the name of your business applicants must fill out Form A with required documents and fees in the Business Licence Office.
  2. The applicant can pick up this form at the Business License Office or download the Form by clicking the URL: Form Link.
  3. The applicant must check the “change in business name” section on the forms. If there aren’t any Business Licence Offices in the area, the form may be submitted to an Treasury Office or a Family Island Administrator.
  4. If any names that are identified are not accepted, the person applying will be informed that the name was not selected and will be advised to choose one of the other options previously provided to them on their form.
  5. After the approval of the documents, the name is deemed to be approved.
  6. The application is completed within 7 working days.
  7. In the Business License Unit office will contact the applicant to inform them of the possibility to get their license.
  8. The applicant must pay the fee for the licence upon receipt of their licence.

Documents Required

  • Valid Business License
  • Valid ID Valid ID, Drivers Licence, Passport
  • Letter of authorisation for Third Parties or Appointed Representatives, if the use of a Third Party is used, for example, an attorney or accountant allowing the use of their services on behalf of the client.

Office Locations and Contacts

License for Business/Valuation Unit
Frederick House
Frederick St.
P. O. Box N-13
New Providence
The Bahamas
The hours of operation are 9 am to 4pm Monday through Friday.

Business Licence Valuation Unit
FinanceMinistry, Ministry of
The Ground Floor Charlotte House
North Charlotte & Shirley Streets
P O Box 3017
Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
Web Site: Link
Phone:(242) 325-2233/325-1171/325-2126
Fax: (242) 328-800

Contact Address Details Link: Contact Link
Contact Information Details to Family Island Link:Contact Link


  • Partnership
  • Privately-Traded businesses
  • Publicly traded companies
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Company
  • Sole- Proprietorships
  • Home-based businesses


The processing cost is $10 BS$.

Documents to Utilize

Application Form Link:Form Link

Processing Time

It’s processed within 7 working days when all the documents are received.

The Information You Need

  • The type of application
  • Types of Business Entity
  • Trade details
  • Contact details
  • Address of Operation
  • List of Partners
  • Product description
  • Financial Information

The Document is required

It is necessary to apply to the Business Licence Office in the event that the business name changes to the business name which appears in the Business Licence.

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