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Entry Requirements
 

For Visitors

Currently, United States citizens do not require a visa to enter Bermuda if their visit is for tourism; however, as of January 23, 2007, U.S. citizens are now required to present a valid U.S. passport for entry into Bermuda and re-entry into the U.S. The maximum amount of time one is usually permitted to stay in Bermuda is 21 days.

Employment

If you are coming to work in Bermuda, you will require a work permit, which must be secured before arrival in Bermuda. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in refusal of entry into the country. The responsibility for securing work permits rests with the prospective employer.

If you are planning a trip or are moving to Bermuda and need more information on Bermuda immigration or customs requirements, you may contact these offices:

Bermuda Immigration     (441) 295-5151  or  http://www.immigration.gov.bm

Bermuda Customs          (441) 295-4816  or  http://www.customs.gov.bm

 

Records to Bring if You Are Moving to Bermuda

While living overseas, it is generally a good idea to have important documents and/or records at hand in case of an emergency or evacuation.  It is suggested that you keep the following items at hand for easy access and transport.

  • Signed and notarized power of attorney executed by each spouse on behalf of the other spouse.
  • Joint checking account.
  • Current copy of will(s).
  • List of family members' Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, insurance policies, passport numbers along with the date of  issuance.
  • Medical records, prescriptions needed by family members, immunization records, eyeglass prescriptions.
  • Up-to-date household inventory.
  • Prior tax year records and other records necessary for filing the current year.
  • List of credit card numbers.
  • Copies of birth and marriage certificates and passport biographical page, termination of previous marriages, child custody documentation.
  • Employment records, resumes, and letters of recommendation.
  • Children's school record's.
  • List of doctors, dentists, lawyers and other professional providers of services.
  • Mortgage records, deeds, bonds, etc.
  • Updated address books, both business and personal.
  • List of assets and liabilities.