• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.


  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

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Changes To The British Overseas Territories Citizen (BOTC) Passport Process

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Hon. Patricia Gordon-Pamplin, JP, MP, Minister of Home Affairs wishes to formally advise the general public that on June 29, 2016, British Overseas Territories Citizen (BOTC) passports will be printed in the UK. The Bermuda Passport Office, the Department of Immigration will continue to receive applications for BOTC passports.

Minister Gordon-Pamplin wishes the general public to take note of the following key dates:

  • Only passport customers whose passports have a validity of less than six months may submit an application for a new BOTC passport up to June 23, 2016; the passport will be printed in Bermuda in 8 working days.
  • First-time passport customers may submit an application for a BOTC passport up to June 23, 2016; the passport will be printed in Bermuda in eight (8) working days.

A more detailed Ministerial Statement will be issued in the House of Assembly on May 27, 2016.