Eligible health professionals seeking to practice in The Bahamas are required to complete a registration application and provide all necessary documents for verification. Upon meeting all requirements, completing registration, and obtaining Council approval, the professional will be provided with a valid registration and license certificate.
As of 2023, the recommended method of registration is through the HPC online registration portal.
To access the online registration portal and begin your registration application, please navigate to https://register.hpcbahamas.com, select “Applications”, then “New Application.” To submit your application, you will be required to upload required documents for registration
and pay applicable fees
For detailed instructions, please view this guide
HPC recommends utilizing the online registration portal as this is the most efficient method of processing however, we recognize needs differ among individuals. If you are unable to register via the online registration portal, you may register using physical forms. Please note additional time may be required for offline processing when using physical forms.
For offline registration, the Application for Registration
must be completed and submitted to The Health Professions Council along with the required documents for registration
and relevant fees
to being the registration process.
For further information, please contact the Health Professions Council directly.
Required documents for registration
Professionals seeking to register for a license are required to include certified copies of their documents as a part of their application. These documents may differ for each profession. The following documents must be included with your application:
Birth Certificate (original)
Police Certificate (original)
Health Certificate (original, completed by a medical physician)
3 References (original)
o 2 Professional references
o 1 Character reference
Any relevant diplomas and training certificates
Employment sponsorship letter (applies only to non-Bahamians and Emergency
o Private or government
Work Permit (copy, if applicable)
Any additional supporting documents
o For example:
▪ License to practice (from other jurisdictions)
▪ Registration certificate (from other jurisdictions)