The Bahamas Government offers temporary residence certificates as follows:
- Residence visa is initially issued for a period of 12 months, renewable thereafter, generally, on the first renewal, a three-year extension is granted and there is no minimum residency period,
- No requirement to make an investment such as purchasing a property (there is for a permanent residence program),
- The process of obtaining the visa lasts approx. 3 months,
- Total fees and costs of approx. $10,000.