To become a member of the bahamas contractors association complete the form below and hit send. You have to learn your trade to run a business geiger says.
242 325 2233 325 1171 325 2126 fax.
How to get a contractor license in the bahamas. Applications are completed online at vat revenue gov bs supporting documents and approvals from other agencies are required when completing the online application. To this end the bill seeks to establish a construction contractors board that will be responsible for registering and licensing construction contractors and advising the minister responsible for. 9am to 4pm monday to friday.
Applicants outside new providence submit applications for business license to their local district board together with the required license fee. The new bill also provides a guideline for certification. In new providence applications for business license are submitted directly to the ministry of finance together with the applicable license fee see the nature of business and their requirements.
Get licensed see what the contractor s bill 2016 says the certification requirements for contractors requires a license in an area of specialization such as residential or commercial construction or an area of specialty such as plumbing or electrical work. For the first time in the history of the bahamas we are seeking to make provision for the registration and licensing of construction contractors. The bahamian contractors association bca is the voice of the construction industry in the bahamas.
It was established in 1958 by a group of bahamian contractors who realized that the collaboration and organization of contractors as well as the adoption of regulation and good practice were necessary to protect and promote the advancement of the local construction industry. That is what makes it important for a developer or owner to know exactly who and what they are hiring for their construction job. Any person who owns or operates a business in the bahamas is required to apply for and obtain a business licence in compliance with the business licence act 2010.
A representative from our administrative office will contact you for further details. Under the bahamian business license act it is an offense to fail to apply for a business license in the bahamas. 6 2 2011 2 03 37 pm.
If you are interested in becoming a contractor the bca can guide you. Ltd thinks it is a bit too easy to get a contractor license in the bahamas. Wolfgang geiger president of all bahamas construction abc co.