• The Department of Public transportation has advised that the DPT Kiosk at Central Terminal in Hamilton will be closed all day on Sunday, February 25th due to construction work being carried out on the building. 


  • The Ministry of Health is seeking your views on the proposed Sugar Tax and changes to the Mental Health Act. You will find the consultation documents and online feedback forms here.

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Before you relocate to Bermuda, there are a few things to get sorted.

Bringing pets along with you? Find out the rules about importing animals before you get here. You can also look for healthcare before deciding on an area to move to.

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  • The Government of Bermuda’s Department of Human Resources has created a comprehensive resource guide to help introduce you to Bermuda.

  • Family Fort Festival  (Saturdays, 3 June  –  26 August, from 11am-3pm)
  • A near 52% jump in vacation and leisure visitors flying into the island in November, coupled with greater cruise ship activity pushed total tourism visitors for the month to a dramatic near 91% improvement over November 2015. Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Minister, Senator the Hon.

  • Recreational users of small unmanned aircraft, sometimes called UAVs or drones, are advised by The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) to pay more attention to safety issues.

  • The National Hurricane Center provides storm specific forecasts, including track and intensity guidance.

  • All animals arriving in Bermuda must be accompanied by the following:

  • Returning residents and non-residents may be entitled to duty relief on their used personal and household goods under special circumstances.

    If you are a returning resident you will need proof that you have been living overseas for more than one year.

  • There are five kinds of duty free allowances:

    1. Passenger duty free allowances

    If you a passenger arriving in Bermuda by air or sea, you are entitled to duty free allowances on your accompanied personal goods.

  • You must make a customs declaration when you import goods into Bermuda. There are different forms, times and manners of making customs declarations.

  • After passing through Immigration (passport screening), you should proceed to the baggage retrieval area.

  • The Bermuda Customs Declaration (BCD) is the principal form of entry for imports and exports of goods to and from Bermuda.

  • The Office of the Tax Commissioner administers the following Passenger Taxes:

    Cruise Ship Departure Tax

    Passenger Cabin Tax

  • You must be the first owner and have owned the vehicle for not more than six months prior to the date of the shipment to Bermuda. Vehicles which have had more than one owner cannot be imported into Bermuda. This includes demonstration models (demos), which are considered used.