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 Customs Department is responsible for collecting and protecting the revenue and for enforcing import and export prohibitions and restrictions. The Customs Department provides information on importing and exporting goods and customs information for travelers.
What do they do?
The Customs Department monitors and controls the cross-border movement of goods and people. Customs officers work in partnership with the Bermuda Police Service in preventing and detecting smuggling and other criminal activity. Customs officers are stationed at Bermuda’s main ports of entry:
- St. George’s
- L. F. Wade International Airport
Customs officers process customs declarations for all arriving passengers on ships, yachts, or aircraft and assess and collect duty and other taxes. Customs officers also look for and seize illegal weapons, drugs and other contraband.