Who are licensed GBPA vendors?

Vendors are individuals that are non licensees, unemployed and Bahamian citizens.

What is a Vendor’s Permit and how do they work?

A Vendor’s Permit is an annual approval that allow individuals to sell various items from designated locations within the City of Freeport.

Which category or circumstances fall under or require a vendor’s permit?

The items for sale that fall under a Vendor's Permit are:

  • Seafood
  • Straw and Native Crafts including Bahamian Jewelry
  • Hair Braiding
  • Car Wash
  • Pastries and baked items
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Mobile Phone Cards
  • Newspapers

Which category or circumstances fall under or require a vendor’s permit?

A letter of permission is obtained from the owner of the commercial property for the applicant to operate. Proposed locations are reviewed, inspected and approved by the Building and Development Services Department.

Requirements

  1. Copy of current passport with the signature page
  2. Copy of current police certificate
  3. Copy of valid Health Certificate (for applicants handling Food)
  4. Letter of permission from the Landlord
  5. Processing fee of $100.00

How to Apply?

Click here to visit our FormDesk page to apply for a Vendor's Permit.