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The Bahamas Consulate General

New York

Servicing those in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey,
New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Consul General, Honorable

Leroy F. Major

Honorable Consul General Leroy F. Major is a former Police Officer and Businessman who is now serving in his new role as the Consul General of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to New York in the United States.

Consul General started his tremendous career as a young civilian volunteer at the Bahamas Kiwanis Club a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world and the Boys Brigade Club where he took leadership as President-elect.

Born in Nassau, where he received his primary and secondary education, Mr. Major fulfilled his long-time aspiration by enrolling at the Royal Bahamas Police Force Training College in 1981, where he graduated with honors.

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About Bahamas

The Bahamas

The Bahamas extends 760 miles from the coast of Florida on the north-west almost to Haiti on the south-east. The group consists of 700 islands and 2,400 cays with an area of 5,358 sq. miles (13,878 sq. km.). Thirty of the islands are inhabited.

The principal islands include Abaco, Acklins, Andros, Berry Islands, Bimini, Cat Island, Crooked Island, Eleuthera, Exuma, Grand Bahama, Harbour Island, Inagua, Long Cay, Long Island, Mayaguana, New Providence (where the capital, Nassau, is located), Ragged Island, Rum Cay, San Salvadorand Spanish Wells.

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The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs advises the Public that after consultation with the Attorney General, the Honourable Foreign Minister has instructed the Passport Office to begin accepting applications of persons in the following category as of Monday, 26th June 2023:

Persons born in The Bahamas, where the applicant’s mother and father were not married at the date of the applicant’s birth, the mother is not a citizen of The Bahamas, the father is a citizen of The Bahamas, and his name appears on the applicant’s birth certificate.

Amendment to Passport Eligibility Registration

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