National Art Gallery of The Bahamas, New Providence
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas - ‘The Protectors’ by June Collie
Queen's Staircase, New Providence
National Art Gallery of The Bahamas - ‘Celebration Spirit of Junkanoo’ by Brent Malone
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Welcome to The Embassy of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Kingdom of Belgium

The Embassy of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Kingdom of Belgium liaises with the Bahamas High Commission in London to perform a number of consular functions, including the processing and issuance of visas, the issuance of passports, the legalisation of documents, and assistance to Bahamian nationals in distress. 

Embassy Operation Hours

Monday – Friday 9:30AM – 5:00PM CET

Weekends – CLOSED

Bahamas Holidays – CLOSED

NOTICE: Operating Hours have been adjusted in compliance with the host country’s Covid-19 operating hours protocols. Persons are requested to contact the Embassy directly via the general email account for assistance.

Brussels Embassy Consular Services

Notice: Consular Services are not currently active at this time.


With the launch of its digital ePassport online portal, the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is committing to providing quality customer service to Bahamians. This service is available to all Bahamians, 18 years and older, with a valid ePassport.

Bahamas Travel Visa

The Bahamas is a major tourist destination and welcomes millions of visitors from the UK and around the world to its shores each year. In keeping with its commitment to providing efficient and quality customer service, the Bahamas Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched its e-Visa online services platform.

Bahamas Travel Health Visa During Covid-19

With effect of 19 June 2022, the mandatory application for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa was eliminated for travellers to The Bahamas. Fully vaccinated travellers were not required to provide pre-travell COVID 19 testing to enter The Bahamas. Fully vaccinated and un-vaccinated travellers were not required to test for COVID 19 for domestic travelling within The Bahamas.

Due to the evolving situation surrounding Covid-19 all persons travelling to The Bahamas should consult The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism website for the latest travel protocols

Appointment of Ambassador of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Kingdom of Belgium

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pleased to announce that six new Ambassadors were commissioned on 18th October in the presence of the Governor General The Honourable Cornelius A Smith ON, GCMG, the Prime Minister the Honourable Philip EB Davis KC, MP. and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Public Service The Honourable Frederick A Mitchell MP.

In his remarks, Prime Minister Davis said that the selection of these envoys underscores his administration’s commitment to investment, sustainable development and international cooperation. He added that the new ambassadors will serve their country with honour and distinction.

HE Cheryl Bazard was commissioned as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Belgium on 18 October, 2022 by the Governor General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, His Excellency the Honourable Cornelius A. Smith ON,GCMG

The current government took office over a year ago with a pledge to broaden the country’s footprint at home and abroad while strengthening its ability to attract trade and investment, seizing opportunities for international cultural exchanges. The commissioning of these esteemed individuals demonstrates the Government’s commitment to follow through on its promises.

The ceremony was a part of the Ministry’s diplomatic week proceedings where a number of high-level talks featuring Bahamian envoys and the foreign diplomatic corps residing in The Bahamas took place.


On January 7, 1964, The Bahamas received its first written constitution, in which Bahamians were granted virtually full control over their internal affairs, with the British Governor retaining responsibility for external affairs, defence and internal security.


The original inhabitants of The Bahamas were Arawak Indians, who had migrated through the Antilles from South America. Within a few decades after Columbus landed on San Salvador in 1492, the Spanish had depopulated the islands...


Many of the people who live in The Bahamas are of West African descent, a result of the slave trade that sourced cotton plantations in America and the Caribbean. Others are descendants of the English Puritans...

Latest news, updates, and events

2022 Public Holidays
New Year's Day (Belgium)
Saturday, 1 January 2022
New Year’s Day (The Bahamas)
Monday, 3 January 2022
Majority Rule Day (The Bahamas)
Monday, 10 January 2022
Good Friday (The Bahamas)
Friday, 15 April 2022
Easter Monday (Belgium & The Bahamas)
Monday, 18 April 2022
Labour Day (Belgium)
Sunday, 1 May 2022
Ascension Day (Belgium)
Thursday, 26 May 2022
Randol Fawkes Labour Day (The Bahamas)
Friday, 3 June 2022
Whit Monday (Belgium & The Bahamas)
Monday, 6 June 2022
Independence Day (The Bahamas)
Monday, 11 July 2022
National Day (Belgium)
Thursday, 21 July 2022
Emancipation Day (The Bahamas)
Monday, 1 August 2022
Assumption Day (Belgium)
Monday, 15 August 2022
National Heroes Day (The Bahamas)
Monday, 10 October 2022
All Saints' Day (Belgium)
Tuesday, 1 November 2022
Armistice Day (Belgium)
Friday, 11 November 2022
Armistice Day (Belgium)
Friday, 11 November 2022
Christmas Day (Belgium)
Sunday, 25 December 2022
Christmas Day (The Bahamas)
Monday, 26 December 2022
Boxing Day (The Bahamas)
Tuesday, 27 December 2022