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Embassy of P.R.China in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Yuan Guisen
Address: Shirley Street East, PO Box SS-6389, Nassau, N.P., The Bahamas
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays) 
Tel: +1-242-3931415
Fax: +1-242-3930733
Email: chinaemb_bs@mfa.gov.cn

 Consular Office
Tel: +1-242-3931960 Ext. 202
Email: consulate_bhs@mfa.gov.cn
Office Hours: 09:30-12:00, Tuesday & Friday (except holidays)

 The information of offices of the embassy

 
Sections Information
Political Office Tel: +1-242-3931415
Fax: +1-242-3930733
Administrative Office Tel: +1-242-3931650
Economic and Commercial Counselor's Office Wang Quanhuo
Tel: +1-242-3931960/3931029 Ext. 104
Fax: +1-242-3930733
Email: bf@mofcom.gov.cn
Zhang Weifeng
Tel: +1-242-3931960/3931029 Ext. 105
Fax: +1-242-3930733
Email: zhangweifeng@mofcom.gov.cn

 Area: Bahamas has a land area of 13,939 square kilometers. The total area including water area is 259,000 square kilometers

 Chief of State: Queen Elizabeth II. She appoints governor as her representative who is nominated by Bahamas' prime minister. Now the present governor is Dame Ivy Dumont (female). The Prime Minister Perry Christie came into power in May, 2002.

 People: It has a total population of 312,000 in the year of 2002. Almost 85 percent of people are the black, 12 percent are the white, and the rest are descendants of Asia and Spain. The fertility rate in 2002 was 2.3 percents.

 Relations with China: On May 23, 1997, Bahamas and China officially establish diplomatic relations. In August, 2004, Perry Christie made a state visit to China.

 Please contact Embassy of Bahamas in China if Bahamians have problems there.

 Related China Embassies in North America:  Barbados, Canada, Costa Rica

 Selected Questions and Answers:

 Asked by Ms. Gong  
Hello, I am Chinese citizen but my passport expires 15 June 2010. I renewed it 5 years ago. Can I renew it again here? What are the requirements needed for renewal or replacement of Chinese passport? thanks!  

 Answered by Mr. Mac
You can apply for a new Chinese passport at the Embassy in Bahamas again, please fill Application Form of PRC, two recent passport style color photos (2 inches X 2 inches), your original passport and its copy, your residence permit there and its copy. 


  Asked by Mr. Andrew  
Dear Sir, and I have multiply Chinese (F), do I need visa to Macau? Because many people cant give the correct answer

 Answered by Ms. June
Mr. Andrew, you need a visa to Macau because Bahamas is not on the list of Countries/Territories whose passport holders enjoying free Access to the Macau SAR. However, you can gain it on-arrival at the Macau International Airport.