• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that during the week of 10 December, 2018, it will conduct its Biannual Septage Disposal Operations. For more informatioon, click here.

Get an Application for Residence

There are many different types of residence you can apply for.  These types include:

  • Permission to reside and seek employment (includes seeking alternate employment)
  • Permission to reside and attend college/school
  • Dependant re-entry letter
  • Permission to reside on an annual basis
  • Permission to seek employment (residents only)
  • Renewal of permission to reside
  • Residential certificate holder
  • Spouse of Bermudian or Permanent Resident Certificate holder letter


To apply, you can be a new applicant, or have a specific Bermuda connection, or you can have one of the following (please attach copies of indicated items):

  • an expiring or expired residential permission
  • a short-term work permit
  • an Entry/re-entry document or written permission from the Minister to reside in Bermuda.


You must supply the following information:

  • Completed Application for Residence Form
  • Police certificate
  • Medical clearance (required for first-time residents)
  • Employment references
  • Character references
  • Qualifications
  • Required fee(s)
  • Passport size photos
  • Proof of Citizenship (passport)
  • Proof of Multi-entry Visa/Permanent Resident Card issued by USA, Canada or UK
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Partner information (if applicable)
  • Birth certificate
  • Resume for applicant
  • Specific Bermuda connection (if applicable)
  • Financial support information (if applicant is seeking permission to reside including a sponsored dependent)


Permission to reside in Bermuda up to one year: $161
Duplicate confirmation of spouse’s rights: $33