Immigration

About Us

The Department of Immigration has the responsibility of administering and enforcing the tenets of the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956 and its related policies. It serves residents of Bermuda with respect to employment, travel documents, and land licence permissions and it also serves tourists with visitor stays.

The Department of Immigration has the responsibility of administering and enforcing the tenets of the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act 1956 and its related policies. It serves residents of Bermuda with respect to employment, travel documents, and land licence permissions and it also serves tourists with visitor stays.

What do they do?

Government Notice: Please be advised that the Department of Immigration is currently undertaking a project to improve our processes and services to the public. Some of the benefits that this project will deliver includes faster application turnaround time along with an improve customer communication channel. With this in mind, we crave your understanding and patience as we work to provide a first-class immigration service.

The following is the list of application for services that the Department of Immigration provides to the public. Please click on each corresponding link to view the requirements, fees, how to apply and to download the application form.

The Department of Immigration processes:

How to Apply

In order to make application for Bermudian Status the following steps must be taken:

  1. Visit the department of immigration website: https://www.gov.bm/department/immigration

  2. Identify the  application of interest  then select from list of processes

  3. Download the Application Form

  4. Print the application form and complete the application form with black (for passport applications single sided paper nad black ink only) or blue ink. Obtain all required documents based on notes checklist.

  5. Make online payment to the HSBC bank Account to include description

  6. Submit the application and all required documents in the Immigration Drop Box on the First Floor of the Government Administration Building with copy of online payment Confirmation.

  7. A member of the ImmigrationTeam will contact each applicant to advise if items are missing by email, once all items are submitted and the Application is deemed complete the applicant will be duly advised along with the expected timelines.

After review of the appropriate section please direct all queries to: immigrationqueries@gov.bm

 

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