The Minister Responsible for Immigration

Minister of Financial Services, Trade and Industry and Immigration












The Honourable Minister Elsworth Johnson

Minister Elsworth Johnson is a former President of the Bahamas Bar Association, former Tutor and Acting Director at the Eugene Dupuch Law School’s Legal Aid Clinic and has recently served as Minister of State in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs.

Early in his career, Min. Johnson served as a Constable on the Royal Bahamas Police Force and in the Attorney General’s Office. In 2001, he obtained his LLB from the University of the West Indies. Later, in 2003, he earned his Legal Education Certificate from the Eugene Dupuch Law School and was subsequently also called to The Bahamas Bar.

Min. Johnson currently holds a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) in Corporate & Commercial Law and is the Honorable Member of Parliament for the Yamacraw Constituency. On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, he was officially sworn in as Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration by His Excellency Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas at Government House.