Opioid Substitution Treatment: not available

No treatment opportunities for methadone or buprenorphine patients

Importation of Methadone and Buprenorphine: possible

It is allowed to bring into the Bahamas a maximum quantity of 14 daily doses of methadone or buprenorphine for personal use. However, patients must apply for an import licence with the Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health. When entering the Bahamas patients must carry with them the chief medical officer's letter of approval and a medical prescription. Also, an extended period may be allowed on case by case basis. Applications should be sent in well in advance of an intended journey.

Contact Address:

Chief Medical Officer
Ministry of Health
Poinciana Hill
Meeting Street
P.O. Box N-3729/N-3730
The Bahamas
Phone: +1 242 502 4700
Fax: +1 242 325 5421

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
D-48155 Münster
Phone: +49 251-60123 or +49 2571-582765
Fax: +49 251-666580


(This page last revised and updated February 5, 2015)