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Music licensing in the Bahamas 

Music licensing in The Bahamas

If your customers, visitors or employees are listening to copyright music on your premises, you must ensure you hold the necessary permission to do so. This is a legal requirement under the Copyright and Designs Act 1998 (as amended).

If you play music at your place of business, you can buy a licence from PRS for Music that enables you to play as much copyright music as you like.

Playing music enhances the environment for customers and staff. There are numerous studies which show how playing the right kind of music can improve productivity and increase profits.

What does a Music Licence cover?

A Music Licence permits you to play copyright music for your staff and customers (public performance) This could include:

  • Music on TV channels
  • Radios, CD & MP3 players, digital music systems
  • Music on hold

How much does a Music Licence cost?

The cost of your Music Licence can depend on various factors:

  • The type of premises
  • The size of the premises
  • The nature and extent to which music is used

Our tariffs can be found in the Useful documents section at the top of this page.

Download our general tariff for The Bahamas

To get a quote, please call us on +1 242 324 1854 or email us at bahamas@prsformusic.com.

Other licences you may need

If you are copying, broadcasting or using music online, you may need to obtain other licences from PRS for Music. Please contact +1 242 324 1854 or email bahamas@prsformusic.com.

Further information on our UK site about broadcasting or using music online

Further information on our UK site about all physical formats/products, including CDs, DVDs, computer games and novelty toys etc

How music can work for your business

Music helps motivate staff. 65% of businesses say that music in the workplace makes us more productive, and 74% said it improves staff morale. More research.

Buy or renew your licence

Please contact +1 242 324 1854 or bahamas@prsformusic.com.

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