The Bahamas has close diplomatic relations with the USA and UK, represented by an ambassador in Washington DC and a high commissioner in London. The Bahamas also associates closely with Cuba and with the nations of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Commonwealth via embassies, high commissions and consulates.
Several nations retain permanent missions in The Bahamas, including the US Embassy, the Chinese Embassy and the British High Commission. Located in Nassau, the embassies, high commissions and consulates work to preserve links with The Bahamas Government, the business community in Nassau and surrounding regions, and Bahamians in general. Embassies and other foreign missions can be contacted for information on visas, passports and travel.
The Bahamas maintains a few embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs oversees the activities of the country’s international missions. The Bahamas has an embassy in Washington DC and a high commission in London. As a member of the United Nations, The Bahamas has a permanent mission to the United Nations in New York.